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Lawrence Police help out animal shelter

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LAWRENCE, Ind. (October 26, 2013) – Lawrence Police is helping out the Lawrence Animal Shelter after several animals died there.

The Lawrence Fraternal Order of Police and several community members are pitching in to help feed the animals that were left to starve.

On Friday, the president of the FOP dropped off bags of food, bleach and trash cans which were all donated by the Lawrence Wal-Mart and the Paws Stop Pet Store.

Earlier this week, police found 11 dogs living in their own filth with little food and water a the shelter.

Andy Ross, the Animal Control officer in charge of the facility was fired from his job earlier this year.

If you would like to donate and help these animals, you’re asked to e-mail Tom Ashcroft at   or you can call (317) 710-7030.