Info Sought After Man Throws Cat in a Box Over Bridge in Bridgeport

Bridgeport Animal Control is asking the public for information after a young boy said he saw a man throw a cat in a box over a bridge.

According to animal control officials, a 10-year-old boy flagged down a police officer after he watched a man throw a box over the bridge at Berkshire Avenue and Knowlton Street into the water.

The young boy said he heard meowing coming from the box that was completely taped up and tied in a garbage bag.

Authorities said the boy ran to the water's edge and was able to save the male cat.

Anyone with information is urged to call Bridgeport Animal Control at (203) 576-7727.

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