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APD looking for witnesses of turtle killing

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Kayleigh Hughes

In a disturbing animal cruelty case, the Austin Police Department is looking for witnesses of the hammering death of a turtle in the 1000 block of W. Riverside Drive, along the shores of Lady Bird Lake. According to APD, the incident occurred on the afternoon or evening of June 21 and police have identified the alleged suspect, who is possibly facing charges of cruelty to nonlivestock animals. Witnesses willing to come forward and give a statement should contact the Animal Cruelty Unit at 512-978-0523.

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