Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

File: 21-26977

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are seeking a reptile’s owner after corralling a large snake in Victoria last night.

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6th, Patrol officers were called to a multi-unit residential building in the 700-block of Vancouver Street for a report of a large snake found on a ground floor patio. Officers attended and worked with the person who reported the incident to corral the approximately four-foot-long snake into a large cardboard box. Officers then transported the snake to Victoria Animal Control Services where it remains.

A photograph of the snake is available below.


This file remains under investigation.

If this is your snake, please call Victoria Animal Control Services at 250-414-0233. If you have information about this incident, please call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.