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Injured Hamden red-tailed hawk on the mend

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A red-tailed hawk was found with a serious wing injury in Hamden. (Hamden police) A red-tailed hawk was found with a serious wing injury in Hamden. (Hamden police)
(Hamden police) (Hamden police)
HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) -

A red-trailed hawk found with an injured wing in Hamden has been brought to a bird sanctuary to heal.

According to police, Hamden animal control officer Christopher Smith responded to the area of Shepard and Sherman avenues on Monday for a report of a hawk standing in the middle of the street.

When Smith arrived, he secured the bird and determined that it had a serious wing injury.

The hawk was transported to A Place Called Hope in Killingworth.

Smith reported that the raptor's health has since improved.

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