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Snake found inside home

RICHMOND, VA. (WWBT) - A wild night for a Richmond family as they find a snake in their bathroom and the snake wasn't theirs! Where it came from, just may surprise you.

"Let me get the hell out of here." That was the reaction of Barrett Edwards, when he was doing something he does everyday, but ended up finding something he never expected.

A snake, sitting just steps away from him. "He was right here on this heater things getting real warm."

While staring at the snake, Barrett's blood started to warm up too. "I turned around and thought I was dreaming and said, snake? And I was hollerin' and hollerin' how the hell am I going to get out of here?"

He ended up jumping over the snake and called police.

"He was real long and he was crawling around here when the police man came," says Barrett. 

The, here's where the story takes a crazy turn. The snake made it's way into Barrett's home, after his sister bought a chair from her neighbor and moved it in to Barrett's home last Thursday.

"We ended up getting the chair with the snake in it," says Barrett.

That neighbor tells us he'd been looking for the snake for about a week.  At 3 this morning-- the snake was found.

A bizarre snaky situation in the middle of the night, for one man who unexpectedly found himself in the middle of it all. "It was amazing," adds Barrett.

The owner of this snake tells me he is going to return it to the pet store today because he has a little baby at home and he doesn't want anyone to get hurt.

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