New Castle News


September 5, 2012

State police probe cruelty case with dead kittens

NEW CASTLE — State police are investigating a cruelty to animals case in which someone killed three kittens with chemicals.

According to police, the incident occurred near Cosgrove Road in New Beaver Borough between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Aug. 13. However, information was just released by police Tuesday.

The police report said someone placed the three multi-colored kittens into a feed sack, along with a bottle of mixed chemicals. The sack then was thrown along Cosgrove Road.

Police said the investigation is ongoing and witnesses are being interviewed.

Also, officers noted evidence found at the scene is being examined.

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