This man stole a python by shoving it down his pants

Harriet Marsden@harriet1marsden
Saturday 14 January 2017 12:00
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'Trouser snake' takes on a whole new meaning with this brave burglar...

One man in Portland, Oregon reportedly walked into a pet shop on Friday and took a $200 dollar python out of its tank.

He left the shop with the animal concealed down his (ahem) front.

And the whole thing was caught on CCTV.

According to Christin Bjugan, owner of the A to Z Pets shop, another man returned the two-foot long snake on Wednesday.

It appears he purchased the animal from the suspect before hearing the news of its theft.

Bjugan told FOX news that the thief was risking more than a prison sentence.

He's lucky it wasn't feeding day. Feeding days are Mondays. And they're very hungry.

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