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Teenage boy is rushed to hospital after being bitten on the hand by a snake on the Gold Coast

A teenage boy has been rushed to hospital after he was bitten by a snake in the rural area.

Emergency crews were called to a property in Norwell, on the Gold Coast, about 8.50am on Friday following reports of a snake bite.

Queensland Ambulance said the boy was bitten on the hand.

He was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

The species of snake is not yet known.  

Emergency crews were called to a private property in Norwell at about 8.50am on Friday following reports of a snake bite (stock image)

Emergency crews were called to a private property in Norwell at about 8.50am on Friday following reports of a snake bite (stock image)

Emergency crews were called to a private property in Norwell at about 8.50am on Friday following reports of a snake bite (stock image) 

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