Video: Snake causes panic in Sheffield street

A snake caused panic among residents when it was found moving around a street in the Page Hall area of Sheffield.

A snake caused panic among residents when it was discovered slithering around a street in the Page Hall area of Sheffield. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

The creature was found inside a hole in a garden wall on Willoughby Street.

Residents coaxed it out and then used a grabber stick and a storage box to bundle it safely away.

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The RSPCA were called to the scene on Wednesday afternoon and took the snake away.

A snake caused panic among residents when it was discovered slithering around a street in the Page Hall area of Sheffield. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

It is believed the animal was a corn snake, a North American species that constricts its small prey to death but is harmless to humans.