Someone beat a pet duck to death and tried to set two vehicles on fire at a man's home in Longswamp Township, state police said Thursday.

Troopers said that between March 15 and March 30, someone went to the residence of a 65-year-old man on Haydt Lane and tried to set a tractor-trailer and another vehicle on fire.

The man also discovered that his pet duck was beaten to death, Trooper Stephen M. Penkala II said.

Police did not release the name of the victim or any other details.

An investigation continues.