Appeal after snakes are stolen from Lichfield pet shop

A cornsnake. Pic: Don van Dyke

A cornsnake. Pic: Don van Dyke

Police are appealing for help to trace two snakes stolen from a Lichfield pet shop.

The female corn snakes, worth around £100 each, were removed from glass cages at Bettapets in Lombard Street, Lichfield, between 3pm yesterday (Thurs) and 9am today (Friday).

The two-year-old snakes, which aren’t venomous, are around four feet long and are distinctively patterned. One is red and the other pink.

Anyone with information is asked to ring Lichfield police on 0300 123 4455 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. The incident number is 287 of 14 August.

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2 Comments

  1. Angela

    21st August, 2009 at 11:54 pm

    im writing because i might have some imformation on another snake that was stoleing from a pet store it was on the news a few years back but i did not catcht the news station if you have had a snake stoleing from you please give me a write so i can give you anserrs thsanks very much. this snake that was taking was i say about 10 or more or less feet i have pictures of the snake. i know for a fact that it was stoleing.