SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program horse was also injured in April attacks near Frying Pan Park; teen suspect in earlier incidents still at detention center
A horse that was among the animals attacked at a paddock near Frying Pan Park this April was the victim of another attack this weekend at 2625 Centreville Rd. Fairfax County police said the injured horse, Lucinda, suffered cuts and wounds sometime between 8 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the paddock, adjacent to Frying Pan Farm Park. Lucinda is one of the SPIRIT Open Equestrian program's horses and was previously injured with a knife on April 26; police said the wounds are not life threatening. The incident is the third in a series of animal attacks in the area this year, all of which have occurred during overnight hours. After three horses in the SPIRIT Open Equestrian program were similarly attacked in April, a number of …
Two goats, a calf and a chicken were cut and injured Saturday night, just one month after three horses were attacked on a nearby property.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, May 27, 2012
A number of barnyard animals at Frying Pan Farm Park were injured Saturday night by an unknown person at the Kidwell Barn in the Herndon area, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Two goats, a calf and a chicken were cut during the nighttime hours between 5 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday. About a month ago three horses that are part of the SPIRIT Open Equestrian program were similarly attacked in the middle of the night on an adjacent property. Staff of Frying Pan Farm Park discovered the injuries on the animals at about 8 a.m. when they went to feed them. The calf and one of the goats are both under one year old and are bottle-fed. The animals have no fear of humans and would approach anyone who comes close to them …