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2 Salem residents accused of abandoning animals

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Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 12:06 a.m.

Two Salem residents have been arrested for allegedly abandoning animals in a mobile home without food or water.

State police in Westmoreland County got a call from a resident reporting the abandoned animals — two dogs, two cats and a rat. Upon arrival police said they found the animals inside. The rat was in a cage, and the mobile home was covered in animal feces and had no power.

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