'Suspect apprehended!' Police nab 6-foot Miami Beach python
September 1, 2017
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 6-foot (2-meter) Burmese python slithered near a popular Miami Beach pedestrian mall, scaring the crowd outside a convenience store.
Customers leaving Exprezo noticed the snake beneath a royal palm tree on Wednesday. Someone called Miami Beach police and the python was captured.
Police Chief Daniel J. Oates tweeted "suspect apprehended!" along with photos of the capture.
Store owner Indika Wanigarathne tells the Miami Herald she was thinking, "How big can it be?" Then she saw the python and "freaked out."
Police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez says the snake will be...