By CBSNewYork Team

EAST QUOGUE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Suffolk County police are trying to track down whoever started a fire earlier this month in East Quogue and killed a turtle.

It happened shortly before 3 p.m. on April 10 near Josiah Foster Path and Eisenhower Drive in the Southampton Town Woodlands.

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(Credit: Suffolk County Police)

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Police said the fire is being investigated as an arson case.

It burned roughly a half acre of land and killed an eastern box turtle.

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Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

CBSNewYork Team