SACRAMENTO (CBS) — A Northern California man was behind bars Friday for allegedly taking a bite out of a large python.
Police responded to a call in the 3600 block of Marysville Boulevard just before 6:30 p.m Thursday evening and found David Senk, 54, with blood on his face.READ MORE: Crews Make Progress On Emigrant Fire Burning Near 5 Freeway In Pyramid Lake Area
A witness notified officers that Senk had taken two large bites out of their live python.READ MORE: Robert Durst, New York Real Estate Scion, Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Longtime Friend Susan Berman
Animal Control officers were called to scene to secure the snake, which appeared to be injured. The snake later had surgery to remove some of its ribs and is expected to recover.
Police said they have no motive for the attack.MORE NEWS: FBI Offers $20K Reward For Couple Who Went On The Run After Being Convicted In COVID-19 Relief Fraud Scheme
Senk was arrested and booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on one count of felony animal torture. Bail has been set at $10,000.