Ilfracombe Police were called after the snake was found in Ilfracombe - and then rescued by the Animal Ambulance.

A snake was discovered by police in Ilfracombe on Thursday evening.

The non-venemous scarlet king snake - commonly kept as a pet - was found and reported to the police.

It was rescued by the North Devon Animal Ambulance.

If you are the owner, contact them on 07817 995751.