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Case ID: 14310
Classification: Mutilation/Torture
Animal: goat
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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2008

County: Sussex

Disposition: Open

Suspect(s) Unknown - We need your help!

Police say they are looking for information after a goat was stolen from a pen and killed in Harbeson on Thursday.

Delaware State Police responded to a burglary and report of animal cruelty in the 18000 Block of Harbeson Road. According to investigators, unknown suspects entered a goat pen and removed a 5-year-old goat, which apparently struggled.

The unknown suspects then slit the throat, killing the goat and left the carcass in the driveway, police say.

Police say a further check of the property found a dead 4-month old goat outside of the pen with the cause of death unknown.

Delaware State Police is asking anyone with information pertaining to this incident to call (302) 644-5020 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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