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Calif. Teen Uses Snake as Weapon During Walgreen's Robbery

Calif. Teen Uses Snake as Weapon During Walgreen's Robbery
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STOCKTON, Calif. (CBS/KOVR) Police are looking for a teenage thief who used a snake as a weapon during a robbery.

The odd crime happened at a Walgreen's store in Stockton, Calif. on Monday.

Police say the suspect was spotted taking a flashlight from the store. When store clerks tried to stop the teenage thief, they noticed a live three-foot long snake wrapped around his arm.

"He used the snake in a very aggressive manner to try and fend off their advances," said Stockton Police Officer Pete Smith.

Police are still looking for the teen.

They believe he's around 17-years-old and was seen leaving on a baby blue BMX bike.

Story Contributed by CBS Affiliate KOVR

  • Edecio Martinez

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