Fuquay-Varina police help large turtle in the road

Police guide a large snapping turtle to safety (image courtesy Town of Fuquay-Varina.)

Officers with the Fuquay-Varina Police Department came to the rescue of a large snapping turtle blocking North Main Street Monday.

When they got there, several motorists had stopped and were trying to help the reptile - known for its powerful bite.

Police guided the turtle out of the road and it was not hurt.

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