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.
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).
— NYPDPaws (@NYPDPaws) June 21, 2016