UPDATE: Salem Police Rescue Bald Eagle from Trap

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The rare bird was caught in a beaver trap off Garabedian Drive.

 
An officer works to free the snared eagle.

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UPDATE: Salem Police have determined that the trap that snared a bald eagle was in compliance with state laws and the identification tag for the trap was eventually located at the scene.

"It is not believed the eagle was the intended target," Sgt. Mike Wagner said in an email. "It is being considered a rare and unfortunate incident that fortunately had a happy ending."

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