Fairfax County police trace high school alarms to snake

Fairfax County police were in for a surprise when they tried to determine what was setting off motion alarms at a local high school on Monday.

Police said on Thursday that they tracked the problem at Hayfield High School back to a snake that had escaped a biology classroom.

An animal protection officer apprehended the slithering suspect.

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