TOMS RIVER, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Toms River police want to find the person who threw two kittens from a vehicle Saturday.

Officers were sent to the intersection of Route 70 and Massachusetts Avenue around 8 p.m.

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Witnesses said someone threw two kittens from a vehicle into the road.

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Another vehicle ran over one of the kittens. The witness rescued the second kitten and took a picture of it, but the kitten then escaped and ran into the woods.

The vehicle is described as an older-model faded-red Pathfinder with black roof racks. The person who threw the kittens from the vehicle was sitting in the passenger seat.

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Anyone who recognizes the description of the vehicle or anyone else who witnessed the incident is asked to call Det. Grosse at (732) 349-0150 x1263.