Ramapo police free fox from illegal trap

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13077056_1185214851490194_4069233810036751930_nRamapo police officers responded to Kathryn Gorman Park in Montebello recently in response to a reported fox caught in an illegal hunting trap. With the assistance of DEC officer Galvin, Ramapo officers were able to secure the fox and turned over the injured animal to Marilyn Leybra who is involved in local wildlife rehabilitation. 13055403_1185214854823527_2942446118420102147_n

RPD issued the following warning to the public: “Not only is illegal hunting and trapping in a public park a danger to wildlife, it could also endanger the residents and their children who use these parks regularly.”

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