4-year-old bitten by python in Carbon Co

LEHIGHTON, Pa. - August 30, 2012

It happened Wednesday in Lehighton, Carbon County.

The snake was a family pet.

4-year-old Aerielle was playing with it when it latched onto her and bit her chest. It was on so tight that police had to cut it off the girl.

They immediately rushed her to the hospital.

Pythons aren't venomous so she is doing fine, other than a few scratches.

The family says they are getting rid of the rest of their pet snakes.

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