Raleigh officers rescue snake caught in mouse trap glue

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Raleigh officers came to the rescue of a snake in need.

Raleigh Police Department said on Monday that officers Mahood and Kostka worked tirelessly in the heat to help save the snake's life.

The snake had slithered into a mouse glue trap.

Despite the snake's repeated attempts to bite the officers, they used dish soap and pliers to remove layer after layer of glue.

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Once complete, the officers released the snake back into the wild.

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