Joliet Man Finds Python Underneath Hood | NBC Chicago

Joliet Man Finds Python Underneath Hood

Snake escaped from neighbor's home

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Joliet Man Finds Python Underneath Hood
    Joliet Police Department
    Joliet police officer Michael Reilly holds the snake he helped uncoil from a truck engine.

    A Joliet man was more than a little shocked by what he found underneath his truck hook Thursday.

    A six-and-a-half-foot ball python was hanging out under the hood, coiled around the carburetor, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

    The snake, which was not poisonous, apparently escaped from a neighbor's house a couple of weeks ago.

    A Joliet police officer says he believes the snake crawled into the engine to get close to the heat.