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Cops help injured owl on Long Island

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Some cops helped save an injured owl along the side of the Long Island Expressway on Wednesday morning.

Responding to a 911 call, Suffolk County Police Officers Fred Sales and Carl Glaser found the owl near Exit 65 in the Farmingville area. The bird showed signs of trauma and had a dilated eye, police said.

The cops placed a raincoat over the owl to calm it down, grabbed its talons, and settled it.

Then the state Department of Environmental Conservation arrived and brought the owl to Stony Brook University for treatment, police said.

The owl will be taken to an animal rehabilitation facility. 

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