Arizona police officers save kittens doused with gasoline

Police officers rescue kittens doused with gas

PHOENIX — A pair of Arizona police officers helped rescue two kittens that were soaked with gasoline and thrown from a plastic bag, authorities said.

The two members of the Phoenix Police Department found the kittens and took them to the Arizona Humane Society for care, the Arizona Republic reported.

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The person believed to be responsible for putting the kittens in the bag was described by police as a woman, approximately 50 years old, with dreadlocks, KSAZ reported. The woman was also wearing black shorts and a black shirt, the television station reported.

The woman has not been located, KNXV reported.