PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — Police in Broward County said a person was bitten by a venomous snake near their home last week.
Pembroke Pines police said in a Wednesday tweet that during the July Fourth holiday a water moccasin bit a resident in the Cobblestone community.
The snake was safely removed by police and the victim was treated with anti-venom.
Police want to warn the public that April to October is considered "snake bite season," so use caution when you are around tall grass or moving outdoor items.
During the July 4th holiday this venomous water moccasin bit a resident within the Cobblestone community. The snake was safely removed by PD & the victim given anti-venom. It’s currently ‘Snake Bite Season’ (April-October) - use caution in tall grass, or moving outdoor items. pic.twitter.com/1mv6X0Fq5D— Pembroke Pines PD (@PPinesPD) July 10, 2019