(November 9, 2004) -- As indicated earlier today by LBReport.com via email alert and front page advisory, juveniles have been apprehended in connection with a break-in at the Aquarium of the Pacific's Shark Lagoon in which a number of animals were killed or injured.
Following a break-in sometime on Sunday night-Monday morning (November 7-8), a number of animals were found killed and injured. A second trespassing apparently took place on Monday night (November 8) in which LBPD made four juvenile arrests.
In a statement posted on its web site and provided to LBReport.com, the Aquarium indicated that a nurse shark, bamboo shark and cownose ray died; other animals were moved or injured but will survive.
LBReport.com posts the Aquarium's Nov. 9 statement in full below:
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