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Hollidaysburg Police Investigating Abuse of Turtle


Hollidaysburg Borough Police are investigating a case of animal abuse after a video showing what appeared to be two teenagers torturing and killing a turtle surfaced over the weekend.

The incident, which happened near a pond at a golf course in Hollidaysburg, shows the teens picking up the turtle by the tail before throwing it on the ground and stomping on it.

Police became aware of the incident after the video was posted on Facebook and went “viral,” meaning it was shared throughout the social media site and viewed numerous times.

Once police became aware of the video and alleged acti...

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