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Teens arrested in California chicken slaughter

The four allegedly broke into the facility to kill 920 chickens and caused nearly $5,000 in damages.

By Aileen Graef
Teens arrested in California chicken slaughter

CARUTHERS, Calif., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Four teenagers were arrested Thursday for the slaughter of almost 1,000 chickens with a golf club after breaking into a Foster Farms plant.

18-year-old Gabriel Quintero of Riverdale, two 17 year olds and one 15 year old were arrested after police recieved a tip and relevant information spreading around social media.

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The four allegedly pulled back a fence and broke into the facility. Foster Farms offered $5,000 for any information leading to the arrest of the chicken killers. The police did not mention any motive that may have led the teens to kill the chickens.

All four were charged with burglary and felony cruelty to animals.

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