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Drunken German man arrested with 2-foot-long python in pants, police say

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Posted at 3:12 PM, Nov 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-08 15:12:16-05

A 19-year-old man was detained in Germany on Tuesday after police found him carrying a 2-foot long python in his pants.

According to the Associated Press, the unidentified man was detained by police in Darmstadt after having a loud drunken argument with another man. When police searched the teenager, they found "a significant bulge" in his pants.

The man then told police he had a snake in his pants and pulled it out to show officers. According to the BBC, police believe the baby king python may belong to one of the man's relatives.

The teen was taken into a jail cell to sleep if off. Officers are investigating whether any animal protection laws were broken.

Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.