Officers from Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police are looking for information after a red-tailed hawk was found with a broken ulna bone and a metal pellet in its wing in Meriden on Tuesday.
Police said a young, injured red-tailed hawk was found at a house near the exit 4 ramp on I-691 and West Main Street.
The red-tailed hawk was taken to Kensington Bird and Animal Hospital in Berlin, where x-rays showed a metal pellet embedded in the bird's left wing with a break in its ulna bone.
The bird is currently under observation.
If you have any information about the red-tailed hawk, you're asked to contact DEEP Emergency Dispatch at (860) 424-3333. You should refer to case number 18-18635 when you call.