The Nassau County Police Department reports an Unusual Incident that occurred on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:20 pm in New Hyde Park.
According to Third Precinct Officers, a female called 911 after finding a lizard under her garbage can in the vicinity of Lake Drive. Officers located a bearded dragon which was catatonic. Officers safely placed the lizard in a container and brought it to their patrol car for warmth. A short time later, the reptile began to move. After attempting to located the owner, Officers contacted an approved Wildlife Rehabilitator and he agreed to take possession of the animal. The reptile appeared to be in good condition and well fed.
Anyone with information regarding the owner of the above animal can contact the Third Precinct at 516-573-6300.
Details by: PIO 11/18/20/2125/8688