Police seize 2 roosters from Bristol basement of convenience store

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BRISTOL — Police are investigating a possible case of animal fighting at a convenience store in Bristol.

Officials with the state Department of Revenue Services assisted by the police Narcotics Enforcement Team responded to Tropical Market convenience store on Thursday on a routine revenue service inspection.

Bristol police say that while they were there they saw evidence of a possible animal fighting operation.

Police obtained a search warrant and discovered two caged roosters in the basement of the store along with other items used to care for the birds and treat any possible injuries.

The roosters were removed from the property. No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.