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High River RCMP Seek to Identify Suspects in Animal Cruelty Investigation


High River, AB – High River would like to thank the public who have reached out and provided information on the identity of the males in the photograph.  As a result of the information that has been received, both males have been identified. Their identity can not be revealed as they are determined to be youths. 

As this matter is still under investigation, we will not be providing any further updates at this time.


High River, Alta – On March 02, 2020  High River RCMP responded to a complaint that two males had beaten a squirrel to death with sticks in the afternoon on a public pathway in the NW area of High River. The call was made to the RCMP after the fact and the suspects were no longer in the area. 

High River RCMP are looking to speak with the males in the photograph and are reaching out to the community to help identify them.*

If you have any information regarding this matter please contact the High River RCMP or your local RCMP detachment. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crimes Stoppers at 1-403-262-8447. online at ( or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Stores.

*no photo will be posted

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