The world is a sick place sometimes.
Police in Maryland were left dismayed by a speciman of animal cruelty after person allegedly enticed seagulls to a neighbourhood parking lot with popcorn and began to be purposefully flowed them over with their vehicle.
Laurel police Cpl. Laura Wilson said to FOX 5 DC 😛 TAGEND
“I was scandalized. I listened the ask “ve been coming” through our dispatchers, and you have that time and you’re like, is this really a announce? Am I going to this right now? And I get there, and the seeing of it is worse than it came out on the radio.”
Officers responded to the incident at 10:47 a.m. on Saturday at the Laurel Plaza Shopping Center, are in accordance with a Twitter post from the department, where they “observed a group of deceased seagulls all in close proximity to each other.”
In the berth, police shared epitomes of the panorama establishing the parking lot littered with feathers and pre-popped popcorn that sleuths said had been purchased by an unidentified doubt from a Dollar Tree store in the plaza 😛 TAGEND
ANIMAL CRUELTY: Knowledge NEEDED
— Laurel Police (@ LaurelPD) January 4, 2020
Police ascertained the subject “then exhausted the handbag of popcorn in the parking lots intentionally seducing the working group on seagulls, ” according to the statement, “then proceeded to run the group of seagulls over with their vehicle, killing at least 10 of the birds” before fleeing the stage following the incident, which reportedly went down between 9 a. m. and 10:30 a.m..
Wilson contributed 😛 TAGEND
“It was very upsetting, discouraging — it moved me angry.”
Fortunately, one lone bird survived the attack; although it suffered a compound fracture and major blood loss. Speaking to CBS Baltimore , Wilson said detectives were able to safely take the seagull to a wildlife rehab hub, showing 😛 TAGEND
“I was able to get a cardboard box, we poked some holes in it and I assigned it[ to] Frisky’s Wildlife Rehabilitation.”
Meanwhile, metropoli officials are hoping to arrest the subject before they strike again.
“Police police will tell you: Animal cruelty cases like this often escalate into more serious crimes committed in timor-leste. So we want to make an arrest and get this person the help that they need.”
Police are getting some aid in this effort: animal rights establishment PETA announced a $5,000 reinforce for tips-off leading to an arrest and belief for animal cruelty in the case.
Police have asked anyone with information to call 301 -4 98 -0 092 or email [ email protected ]
[ Image via Laurel Police Department ]
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