Teen finds unwelcome snake visitor

June 15, 2009 4:21:00 AM PDT
Call it a rude awakening - and a scary one at that.

A New York City teen waking up in his family's first-floor apartment in the Bronx came face-to-face with a 3-foot long boa constrictor.

Kareem Lewis woke up around 10 a.m. Sunday to find the reptile in his home. He called authorities, who kept the snake inside a pillow case until animal control officials came to the scene.

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