Wednesday, 11. December 2013 - 10:12
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Shocked cops had their own emergency on their way to a 999 call - when a 16 inch snake slithered out of an air vent.
Officers had picked up the snake earlier and left in in a transport box in their boot when they got another emergency call.
"As they drove to the call they saw the snake's head pop out of an air vent, have a good look at them, and then pop back," said a police spokesman in Hannover, Germany,
Mechanics later found the reptile - which turned out to be a harmless corn snake - in the ventilation system after dismantling the patrol car.
"He was fine but a bit cold. He's been taken to a reptile refuge centre to recover," said the police spokesman.
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