UPPER FRANKFORD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) – Multiple animals were rescued from a Cumberland County farm in an animal cruelty investigation.

Pennsylvania State Police say on July 22 they received a tip regarding malnourished horses at a small farm. Troopers responded and met with the owner’s son, who was left to care for the property while the owner was away.

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After receiving permission to search the property, Troopers say several animals were found to be malnourished and dehydrated with no access to water.

Three horses, a miniature horse, and a goat were seized and surrendered to Speranza Animal Rescue for care and housing.

State Police say the incident remains under investigation.

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