Snake appeal

POLICE are appealing for the owner of a non-venomous snake which was discovered in Galashiels on Tuesday to come forward and reclaim their pet.

The pink and white reptile, which presents no threat to the public, was found in Mossilee Road at around 4.45pm and is now being cared for by a local expert in exotic pets.

The owner is requested to contact Galashiels police station on 01896 752222.