- An Austrian man has literally been caught with his pants down after being bitten by a snake on the genitals while using the toilet
- The 54-year-old had been caught off guard by the python who probably escaped through a neighbours drain pipe
- The old man had only sustained minor injuries and the sneaky snake has been safely returned to its owner
An Austrian man definitely got the shock of his life. The 54-year-old had his genitals bitten by a 5 1/4-foot albino reticulated python while using the toilet.
According to reports, the snake had apparently escaped from a neighbour’s flat and may have slid its way into the man’s home through the drains – however, police have not been able to confirm this.
Police said the elderly man “felt a ‘nip’ in the genital area” shortly after sitting on the toilet at home in Graz, Styria just after 06:00. He then looked into the toilet and made the scaly discovery, The South African reports.
A snake expert was then called in to retrieve the snake, which was cleaned of any leftover excrements and returned to its owner. The expect, Werner Stangl told Austrian paper Kronen Zeitung that rescuing the snake from the toilet was not an easy task, especially while taking care to avoid injuring the python.
The elderly man was taken to hospital after sustaining minor injuries, as a result of the snake bite.
Thieves caught on video escaping with expensive handbags from a designer store
In similar interesting news, Briefly News previously reported that a number of thieves were captured on camera while running out of a store where they had stolen several designer bags.
The incident took place in a Neiman Marcus store in San Francisco, US, where the suspect run out of the store before jumping into three awaiting cars.
According to CNN, the Francisco Police Department has started to investigate the case to identify the robbers.
The video, shared on Twitter by @DionLimTV, was taken by witnesses who watched the incident, and one could see the thieves jumping out the door with hoodies and coverings on their faces.
They went different ways to jump into three cars, one white and two black, parked outside and sped off.
According to police, no suspect had been found yet regarding the incident on Monday, July 5.
This is, however, not the first nor last incident to be reported in the city, which has experienced several crime incidents lately, according to ABC 7.
Some of the high-end stores in San Francisco are shutting down due to an increase in crime.
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