MANSFIELD (CBS) – Police had a wild morning as they tracked down a ball python that was roaming around a Mansfield apartment.

The 2-foot snake was found Monday morning after getting loose. The Sun Chronicle reported that the snake was found in a couple’s bedroom at the Copeland Crossing Apartments.

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A snake that was found in a Mansfield apartment. (Image Credit: Mansfield Police)

Jake McGrath has owned the snake for 9 years. But Sunday night, it got out of its cage, probably got into a heating duct, and came out in an upstairs neighbor’s bedroom. They called the Animal Control Officer. McGrath felt sorry for his neighbors and gave them a restaurant gift card as an apology.

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Mansfield Police nicknamed the snake “Cuddles.” Officers got a look at the snake during roll call.

The snake has since been reunited with its owner.

“Never a dull moment,” police said.

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It is not illegal in Massachusetts to own a python.