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Case ID: 19251
Classification: Stabbing
Animal: horse
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Saturday, Jan 28, 2012

County: Bedford

Disposition: Open

Suspect(s) Unknown - We need your help!

After three horses were found with their necks slashed, the Bedford County Sheriff's Office is investigating an animal cruelty case.

The horses were injured Jan. 28 in the Montvale area.

The Bedford County Sheriff's office sent out a reverse 911 call about the investigation.

Here is the news release from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office:

The Bedford County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on an animal cruelty investigations in the Montvale area.

On January 28, 2012 Bedford County Sheriff's deputies with the Animal Control unit responded to a call on Goose Creek Valley in Montvale in reference to an owner who had discovered three horses with severe lacerations to their neck. Upon inspection, it was determined that all three horses had received similar cuts that were approximately six to eight inches long and three to four inches deep. The animals received medical treatment for their injuries and are doing fine. Deputies were able to determine it was unlikely the injuries were accidental of self-sustained. They were also able to collect some evidence at the scene. A Reverse 911 call was sent by the Sheriff's Office on 1/29/2012 looking for information on this incident.

The Sheriff's office asks that if anyone has information pertaining to this case to please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900, or the Bedford County Sheriff's Office at 540-586-7827.

If you have information on this case, please contact:
Crime Stoppers
1-888-798-5900

References

  • wdbj7.com

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