Man bitten by snake at Warilla

A 37-year-old man has been bitten by a snake while walking near Lake Illawarra today.

Ambulance paramedics were called to Shellharbour Road, Warilla, just before 1pm following reports a man had received a snake bite while walking at the back of the lake.

He was transported to Shellharbour Hospital in a stable condition.

It is unknown what species of snake bit the man.

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