Snake bites child on playground at DeKalb County school

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There will be extra staff on site at a DeKalb County School after a snake bit a child on a playground Tuesday, FOX 5 has learned.

District officials said the incident happened at Smoke Rise Elementary School. But the snake is not believed to be venomous, according to school leaders.

The district sent the following statement to FOX 5:

For more information on snakes in Georgia, visit the website of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.