POLICE: Dog Set On Fire In Md.

11:08 PM, Jul 3, 2012   |    comments
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LARGO, Md. (WUSA) - Prince George's County Officials are asking for your help in solving a brutal case of animal cruelty.

On June 20, Prince George's County Police say they were called to the 12500 block of Proxmire Drive in Fort Washington, Md., to find a small, male dog near the curb completely burned with duct tape found on the ear and side of body.

Police say a complete description of the dog which was burned to death cannot be given due to the condition of the body, but the animal appeared to be a Miniature Pinscher, Chihuahua or a mix.

Anyone with information should call the Prince George's County Animal Services Facility at (301) 780-7241, (301) 780-7242 or (301) 780-7243. Callers who want to be anonymous can call CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Refer to case number A12-048611-1.

The Humane Society of the United States is providing a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest or indictment of suspect(s) responsible for this crime. Crime Solvers is also offering a reward, and Prince George's County animal control officers will be posting flyers about the details of this case around the area, hoping someone will come forward with information.

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