The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for shooting an arrow through a swan on Friday.
The swan was found near and it is currently recovering at the in Hampton Bays, according to a statement from the SPCA.
The arrow has been removed, but the swan is unable to walk and may have nerve damage, said Chief of the Suffolk SPCA Roy Gross.
The SPCA could not be reached for further comment.
This was the second instance of animal cruelty in the past few weeks, after a box turtle was found on July 5 with
Anyone with information can contact the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.