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Ocean View Police Department found and captured a venomous copperhead snake after receiving a complaint of a snake bite this weekend. 

On Saturday, May 11, the Delaware police department responded to a complaint regarding a snake bite, the agency wrote on its Facebook page.

The snake bit a  person in his yard and was captured. The snake was a venomous copperhead snake, police said.

The snake was removed by Ocean View Police Department and safety released into a nature preserve, according to the Facebook post. 

"OVPD wants to remind everybody to use extreme caution when you come across any snakes. If you need any assistance with snakes or any type of animals please contact the Ocean View Police Department," the post read. 

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