COPS have warned Rutherglen residents to be on the lookout for a missing snake.

The pet has vanished from Woodend Road and officers are urging the public not to touch the creature.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: "Report received of a missing corn snake in Woodend Road, Rutherglen. Snake is around 5ft long, orange and yellow coloured, similar to that shown in picture and is NOT venomous.

"If seen please do not touch the animal and contact police immediately on 101."