The mutilated remains of rabbits believed to have been stolen from two kindergartens in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, have been found in a park, police said.
According to police, the first theft occurred on Jan 17 at a kindergarten in Kohoku Ward. One rabbit went missing, Fuji TV reported.
Then on Jan 25, two more rabbits were stolen from a neighboring kindergarten. A security camera in the vicinity managed to capture footage of a suspicious person carrying the animals away.
On Jan 30, the chopped-up remains of rabbits were found at two separate parks in Kohoku Ward.
Police said the person responsible faces arrest on suspicion of theft and violation of the Animal Welfare Law.© Japan Today