Screen Shot 2016-05-24 at 3.12.35 PM is reporting that snare wires have been strung across several mountain bike trails in Massachusetts. Warnings have been posted on trails by The Department of Conservation and Recreation warning trail users about these booby traps.  The Department of Conservation and Recreation believes that these snare wires could cause serious bodily harm or even death.

So far the snares have been discovered at four different trail systems across the state: Franklin State Forest, Wrentham State Forest, F. Gilbert Hills State Forest, and Freetown State Forest.

Anyone who has information to help the investigation can contact the 24 Hour Environmental Police at 1-800-632-8075, or the DCR’s Park Watch Hotline at 1-866-759-2824.