Man caught on surveillance video stealing snakes from NC reptile store
GASTONIA, N.C. — Police in Gastonia are trying to track down the thieves who broke into a reptile store this weekend and stole several snakes.
Officers said that someone broke into the store on West Franklin Boulevard around 3 a.m. Sunday.
Surveillance video shows someone stealing several snakes and exotic animals, including pythons. The reptiles are valued at $12,000.
Audio from that surveillance footage indicated that the thief was on the phone with someone as he stole the snakes.