BRAINTREE (CBS) – A man was bitten by a copperhead snake while leaving a Braintree hotel, police said.
The unidentified man was leaving a hotel on Wood Road when the snake bit him on Thursday night.READ MORE: 9 Injured At Back Bay MBTA Station After Escalator Malfunction
He was sent to a local hospital for treatment. His condition was not known on Saturday.READ MORE: First Afghan Refugees Arrive In Massachusetts
The Environmental Police responded to the scene and took the snake.MORE NEWS: Gas Leak In Lawrence Forces More Than 100 People Out Of Nearby Buildings
“Just another reminder that wildlife is among us,” Braintree Police said on Facebook. “Should you encounter a snake, slowly create distance and if needed, call police.”