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Wed Jul 10, 2013, 02:45 PM

19 Foot Python Falls Through Ceiling Of Australian Thrift Shop

Last edited Wed Jul 10, 2013, 03:40 PM - Edit history (1)

CAIRNS, Australia -- Australian police were mystified by a chaotic crime scene including a hole in the ceiling and a smelly pool of vomit-like liquid until they found the culprit was a 5.7-meter (19-foot) python.

The massive snake weighing in at 17 kilograms (37 pounds) was captured a day after a suspected burglary was reported at a charity store in Queensland in northeastern Australia.

"Its head was the size of a small dog," Police Sgt. Don Auld said Wednesday.

Before they found the python, investigators' working theory was that a human burglar with an appetite for destruction and a serious illness had gone on a rampage inside the St. Vincent de Paul store in the small town of Ingham.

"We thought a person had fallen through the ceiling because the roof panel was cut in half," Auld said. "When they've hit the floor, they've vomited and then staggered and fallen over. That's what we thought anyway."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/10/19-foot-python-charity-store-break-in_n_3572710.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news


*cue Macklemore's song "Thrift Shop*

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Wed Jul 10, 2013, 02:57 PM

1. I hate it when that happens

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Wed Jul 10, 2013, 03:35 PM

2. i before e

Except after 'C'. Ceiling.


(Sorry) Thought you might want to know.

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