Monday, January 8, 2024

State Police Investigating Theft of Cat from Cressona

The Pennsylvania State Police at Schuylkill Haven are currently investigating the theft of a cat from Cressona.

Troopers say on January 3rd, 2024, they began an investigation into the theft of a black and white Maine Coon cat from a home on Hillcroft Avenue in Cressona.

According to information posted to social media by Ruth Steinhart Memorial SPCA in Pine Grove, two 19-year-olds were visiting the home, put the cat in a backpack, and threw it out of the back of a truck while it was driving.  The two boys were questioned, admitted to the incident, but have not provided a location where the cat was discarded.

As of this posting, no charges have been filed but State Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Schuylkill Haven Barracks by calling (570) 754-4600.