Snake found in New Jersey school after eluding capture previous day

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ROEBLING -

Animal control was called to a school in Burlington County after a snake was found in the classroom.

A teacher found the snake at Little Promises Learning Center in Roebling.

Apparently, the snake has been 'on the run' for a couple of days.

Officers were called the day before when the garter snake was first spotted, but it eluded capture and hid in a heater vent. 

The snake was finally caught.

According to officers, the snake isn't dangerous and common in the area.

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