VIDEO: Pembroke Pines police officer wrangles 12.5-foot python

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - A South Florida police officer received an unusual call Thursday night that involved the removal of a huge snake along the road.

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Pembroke Pines Officer Cabrera responded to a call of a 12.5-foot Burmese python that was seen heading toward U.S. 27 and Johnson Street.

Video posted to the police department’s Twitter page shows Cabrera wrangling the huge snake by himself.

The officer safely transported it to the police department until a licensed python remover arrived.

Police remind the public if they see a snake, do not approach it. If the snake is a danger to you or the surrounding area, contact 911.

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