The Public Information Office reports the details of an Animal Rescue that occurred on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 7:45 a.m. in Point Lookout.
According to Police, Officers from Marine Bureau were approached by a concerned citizen that there was an injured seal on the beach at Point Lookout Town Park. Officers responded to the beach and located the seal. The seal appeared to be a young pup and had suffered an injury on its side. The officers contacted the NY Marine Rescue Center who responded. Officers Kannengeiser, Sanford and Shahinian from Marine 6 assisted a member of the rescue center in safely securing the seal pup in a transportation crate. The seal was then transported to the NY Marine Rescue Center in Riverhead for treatment and evaluation.
Details by: PIO 04/02/21/1115/8812