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Police offer $2.5K reward to find person responsible for severely injuring dog found in the Bronx

The boxer was found with severe open wounds and burns on its back.

The NYPD is asking for the public's help in finding out who is resposible for injuNYPD

The NYPD is trying to find the person responsible for the abuse of a dog found earlier this month in the Bronx with severe injuries.

On June 2 at about 6 p.m. police found a brown male boxer on the street near East 144th Street and St. Ann’s Avenue, according to authorities.

The dog was found with severe open wounds and third-degree burns covering its back, police said.

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Police transported the dog to the ASPCA for treatment.

Authorities are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for any information leading to the arrest of whoever is responsible for this case of animal cruelty.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477 (TIPS).

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