ORLANDO, Fla. — An internet video exhibits a jittery police officer who’s afraid of snakes utilizing a trash can to attempt to catch one on the College of Central Florida.
Carl Metzger, the deputy chief of the college’s police division, calls the video humorous. He added that the incident, which occurred earlier this month on the Orlando campus, is a results of ophidiophobia — the worry of snakes.
Metzger tells native information retailers everybody acquired a great snicker however it’s “apparent that that exact officer is uncomfortable with snakes.”
The video exhibits the officer leaping round, trash can in hand, making an attempt to seize the elusive black snake.
Metzger says the officer, whose identify wasn’t launched, did his greatest “and finally completed his mission” of getting the snake out of the constructing.