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BOY STABLE AFTER SNAKE BITE

A 12-year-old boy is in a stable condition after being bitten by a snake at Stockton near Newcastle.

It’s understood the boy was near the breakwall when he was bitten, and has been treated by paramedics along with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter’s clinical team.

He’s being taken by road to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital.

Video: Tabitha Hensel

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Jack Antcliff is NBN News's Digital & Social Media Producer. Jack has also worked as a cameraman and editor in the news department and worked on NBN's outside broadcasts. He has a wide knowledge of all sports. Born and raised in Newcastle, Jack has an encyclopaedic knowledge of sport across Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

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