New Canaan police investigating possible case of animal cruelty after dead chipmunk found bagged on driveway

Police say the chipmunk had not been decapitated.

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NEW CANAAN - New Canaan police are investigating yet another case of possible animal cruelty.

Authorities say someone reported finding the body of a chipmunk in a plastic shopping bag on a driveway on Silvermine Road. They say the chipmunk had not been decapitated.

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Detectives say the severed heads of a cat and two birds have recently been found on people's property, and that a high school student found a dead bird in the back of her car.

Police say they're unsure if the incidents are related.

Anyone with information is urged to call them at 203-594-3500.

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