An injured fox that suffered what appeared to be two broken legs was found by police Saturday morning in East Islip, authorities said.

The hobbled animal was found laying against a fence in the 50 block of Harwood Avenue near the Heckscher State Parkway shortly after 10 a.m., Suffolk County police said.

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Officers from the Emergency Services Unit placed the fox in a box lined with leaves and took the animal to a wildlife rehabilitation facility in Selden.

It was not immediately clear how the fox became injured.