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February 17, 2016

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Animal abuse allegation

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office investigates possible animal welfare complaint at the Boulder County Fairgrounds

Boulder County, Colo. - On Wednesday, February 17, 2016, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a possible animal welfare complaint at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, located at 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont.

This allegation involved the possible mistreatment of a horse at a public equine event during the evening hours of Tuesday, February 16, 2016. This allegation is currently under investigation by the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit and by the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit at 303-441-3626.

Case number for this incident is: 16-894.