MONROE, N.C. -- Police say a 9 1/2-foot-long boa constrictor reported missing in Monroe has been found.

The snake was reported missing Friday morning from an apartment on McManus Street, according to police. That s just off Sunset Road, a few blocks from Monroe Middle School.

Police say the 45-year-old woman who owns the snake said her pet, named Isabella, was in her apartment when she left about 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

When she returned at 8:30 a.m. Friday, the snake was nowhere to be found.

The woman said the apartment was locked when she left and when she returned.

The snake was found in the home Tuesday.

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