Police investigating after duck with crossbow bolt in chest found in Brampton, Ont.

File photo of the Ontario SPCA.
File photo of the Ontario SPCA. File / Global News

BRAMPTON, Ont. – Police say they’re investigating after a duck was found with a crossbow bolt in its chest in Brampton.

Peel regional police say the duck was discovered after the Ontario SPCA and Brampton Animal Services responded to a call on Loafers Lake on Tuesday.

They say the duck had a small yellow-coloured crossbow pistol bolt protruding through its chest area, but they were unable to capture it so it could be treated by a veterinarian.

Police say they’re concerned for public safety if a crossbow is being used in populated areas.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact police.

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