A major Melbourne intersection had to be sectioned off after a snake was found near Southern Cross Station.
The reptile was found near the corner of Collins and Spencer streets, close to Southern Cross Station, news.com.au reports.
Police have formed a cordon around the creature as they await a snake catcher, with the unusual sight drawing a large crowd which has spilt onto Spencer St.
One southbound lane of Spencer St had to be closed.
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City of Melbourne posted a photo of the snake on Twitter and urged people to avoid the area.
"We're currently trying to remove a snake who seems to be a little lost," the council wrote.
Metro Trains also urged passengers travelling to or from Southern Cross station to take extra precaution.