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Eagle with broken wing rescued by Conway police dies from injuries

Officers with the Conway Police Department and the Animal Welfare Unit rescued a bald eagle, according to a Facebook post.
Credit: CONWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT

CONWAY, Ark. — UPDATE— Unfortunately, the bald eagle that was taken in by Conway police and the Animal Welfare Unit died from its injuries.

Officers with the Conway Police Department and the Animal Welfare Unit rescued a bald eagle, according to a Facebook post.

Animal Welfare Unit's Officer Self and Conway's Officer Evans and Officer Leija got a call from a concerned citizen about the injured bird. 

When they got to the area, they discovered the eagle had a broken wing. 

Officers followed it through the woods for about 10 minutes before getting the bird cornered.  Animal welfare transported the eagle to a prey bird rehabilitation facility for medical care.

Credit: CONWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Credit: CONWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Credit: CONWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Credit: CONWAY POLICE DEPARTMENT