Humane society officers discover possible rat poison in St. Catharines park

Officers with the Lincoln County Humane Society are investigating after what appears to be rat poison was scattered in a St. Catharines park. Facebook

The Lincoln County Humane Society is investigating reports of rat poison found at a St. Catharines park.

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According to a Facebook post from the organization, humane society officers found what appears to be a type of rat poison scattered in a small area of Alex McKenzie Park.

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Samples were collected and will be tested later this week.

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Pet owners are advised to keep an eye on their animals and to have them on-leash at all times while the investigation continues.

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