Brown snake bite false alarm

Paramedics transported a man to Wollongong hospital suspecting he had been bitten by a brown snake .

Paramedics transported a man to Wollongong hospital suspecting he had been bitten by a brown snake .

A MAN was taken to Wollongong Hospital after a suspected brown snake bite at Kiama on Thursday.

It was however a false alarm. 

Paramedics were called to a mowing shop at Bong Bong Street at about 11.45am. 

Shop owner Barry Campbell called for the ambulance after the victim entered his premises complaining of pain in the arm. 

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