Snake Rises From Toilet, Bites Florida Man

Police report provides nightmare fuel aplenty

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The Toilet Snake

MAY 29--As a Florida Man lifted the toilet seat in his bathroom early Sunday morning, a four-foot ball python “rose out of the toilet and bit him” on the arm, according to a police report brimming with nightmare fuel.

Cops say that Baltazar Jimeno, 52, does not own the snake and had no clue how the nonvenomous reptile slithered into his Coral Springs apartment.

Jimeno, a Target employee, was treated in his home by emergency service workers following the 6 AM snake bite.

The ball python, pictured at right, was corralled by Coral Springs Police Department animal control officers.

The snake was subsequently brought to a veterinarian’s office for treatment of an infection. (2 pages)