13 exotic animals found in Weeksville apartment

Police removed a number of exotic animals from an apartment in Weeksville on Friday.

Officials say they found 13 animals at the Weeksville Houses, including six snakes, two bearded dragons, two alligators, a gecko, scorpion and tarantula.

Police say the raid was part of an ongoing investigation. There is no word if any charges will be filed.

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