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Purcell police send trespassing rattlesnake to jail

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Courtesy: Purcell Police Department

Courtesy: Purcell Police Department

Courtesy: Purcell Police Department

Courtesy: Purcell Police Department

PURCELL, Okla.- All police officers have stories of a strange arrests.

However, authorities in Purcell say their latest encounter with a trespasser was unlike any other.

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Courtesy: Purcell Police Department

Last Friday, the Purcell Police Department posted pictures to Twitter of an officer picking up a rattlesnake from a street corner.

The department warned residents of the creature, telling everyone to watch their step.

We’re told the officers released the beast without pressing charges of trespassing.