MONTAUK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who threw rocks and killed a seagull on a beach on eastern Long Island.
Suffolk County SPCA head Roy Gross says the man was observed luring seagulls with bread on Saturday afternoon.READ MORE: Drug Trafficking Ring Shipped Cocaine To New York Inside Children's Lunch Boxes, Investigators Say
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Gross says the suspect was a guest at the Royal Atlantic Hotel in Montauk.
He says a rock the size of a brick was thrown at one of the seagulls and it began throwing up blood and bread.READ MORE: Nonprofits Now Have New Home In Brooklyn, Thanks To Transformation Of Bedford-Union Armory
He says a woman walking along the beach captured it on video.
The SPCA is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in the case.
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