Injured seal rescued by officers on Long Island's south shore

POINT LOOKOUT, Long Island (WABC) -- An injured seal on Long Island's south shore got a helping hand on Friday.

A person found the seal on the beach at Point Lookout around 7:45 a.m. and notified police.

Officers from Marine Bureau responded to the beach and found the seal.

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They say the young pup had suffered an injury on its side.

The officers then contacted the NY Marine Rescue Center, who helped the officers secure the pup safely in a transportation crate.


The seal was then taken to the rescue center in Riverhead for treatment and evaluation.

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