$350 reward offered for information about two albino deer shot in Patrick County

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CBS 17 viewer Kelly Hammer captured video of an exceedingly rare albino deer in her North Durham neighborhood (Photo: Kelly Hammer)

PATRICK COUNTY, Va. (WFXR/AP) — The Patrick County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information surrounding illegal activities involving two albino deer that were shot.

Deputies say an albino deer and her fawn were shot and killed illegally on Little Russel Creek Road in Patrick County. It happened between midnight and 5 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 6.

According to AP, Game Warden Dale Owens says that whoever shot the deer didn’t have permission to hunt on the property and was shooting from the roadway.

A reward of $350 is being offered to anyone who can provide information. If you know anything, you are asked to call Owens at 276-692-6978.

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