Brown paper bags with poisoned meat inside have been found at Breakheart Reservation in Saugus, Mass., according to NECN. Officials say the poison is aimed at dogs, speculating that the person leaving the poison is angry that there are off-leash dogs in the park.
It is unclear what kind of poison is in the meat and samples have been sent out to a lab for testing. Breakheart Reservation has posted warning signs for dog walkers to be aware of the problem.
The Massachusetts State Police have not said if any dogs have gotten sick because of the poison. Residents and park-goers are outraged regarding the blatant act of animal cruelty.
If you have any information or spot one of these bags at the park, please contact the Massachusetts State Police. Any type of animal could get a hold of the poisonous meat in the bags, so please keep an eye out for the wildlife.
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