Cold-hearted pet owner is sought

Antelope Valley Press - - Second Front -

STOUGHTON, Mass. — Po­lice are search­ing for the owner of sev­eral lizards that were found in cages on a street in Mas­sachusetts.

The Stoughton Po­lice Depart­ment posted pho­tos Satur­day of six lizards it res­cued in the hopes some­one would claim the rep­tiles.

Po­lice asked that the owner call the depart­ment to ex­plain the aban­don­ment of such “re­mark­ably creepy yet shock­ingly ma­jes­tic crea­tures.”

The depart­ment said that it had an “over­whelm­ing re­sponse” to the ini­tial lizard post but that the owner had not been lo­cated as of Sun­day af­ter­noon.

The lizards are be­ing pro­fes­sion­ally cared for, po­lice said.

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