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NCSPCA Offers $5,000 Reward Re: Swan Shot with Darts in the Massapequa Preserve

The Nassau County SPCA is offering a $5,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for shooting a Swan with darts.

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The darts were in the meaty part of the swan's wings.

Photo by: NCSPCA.

Massapequa Park, NY - July 31, 2016 - The Nassau County SPCA is offering a $5,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for shooting a Swan with darts between 6:00pm Saturday the July 30th and 11:30am Sunday July 31st in the vicinity of Kiwanis fishing bridge (Clark Blvd) in the Massapequa Preserve.
The darts were in the meaty part of her wings and were able to be safely removed.

The Nassau County SPCA is offering this reward with the hope that someone will come forward and identify whomever shot this swan.
If you have any information please call the Animal Cruelty Stoppers Hotline 516-THE-SPCA. All calls will be kept confidential.

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About Nassau County SPCA 
Located in Nassau County, New York, The Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a 501(c) (3), nonprofit organization originally designed to protect animals in the county from abuse and neglect, and to provide basic welfare. We hold special authority to enforce NYS Agriculture & Markets Law, and all other state and local humane laws. We are the only animal protection agency officially designated to operate within the county's borders.

The NCSPCA is a volunteer organization dedicated to the rescue, care and placement of needy animals. The Society is run entirely by unpaid volunteers and its operations have been historically funded through contributions solicited from the public and through corporate grants.

The NCSPCA receives no public funding, is in no way affiliated with, a subdivision of or funded by any other local, state or national organization and every contribution, large or small, helps to provide the critical care needed to help homeless, abused and neglected animals in Nassau County. The continued success of each program relies entirely on donations. No money given to any other spca organization aids or benefits the NCSPCA. Your generous contribution will help the NCSPCA in all of its efforts.