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Snake found at Moseley Folk Festival

A snake that was found at a Birmingham festival is looking for a new home.

The milk snake was spotted among a crowd of 5,000 attending the Moseley Folk Festival. There were fears it was poisonous and the park would have to be evacuated.

Milk snake found at Moseley Folk Festival Credit: ITV Central

Police called in an expert from a nearby reptile shop who confirmed it did not pose a risk.

The snake is being cared for at Weird 'N' Wonderful in Birmingham, who say although it is three foot long now, it will eventually grow to double that size.

50 snakes stolen from Nottingham pet shop

Python similar to the ones stolen in Sherwood Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Fifty pet snakes have been stolen from a Nottinghamshire pet shop.

It happened overnight on Friday at Sherwood Pets, on Mansfield Road.

The reptiles vary in length, between half a metre and a metre-and-a-half, and are in a range of colours and patterns. They are not considered dangerous.