SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING ANIMAL CRUELTY CASE

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING ANIMAL CRUELTY CASE

August 28, 2020

El Paso, TX - On August 26, 2020, the El Paso County Animal Welfare Department was dispatched to 300 block of Mayapan, San Elizario, Texas in reference to Animal Cruelty.

It was reported that a male suspect in a dark-colored truck abandoned a white and brown female Bulldog canine with medical issues to include mammary tumors. Security camera footage captured the moment when the suspect abandoned the canine and then drove away.

The incident was referred to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Animal Cruelty Unit and currently are investigating the incident as Animal Cruelty, Failure to Provide Medical Care and Abandonment. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the male suspect or this case is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office Animal Cruelty Unit at (915) 856-4875 or (915) 832-4408.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that abandoning a canine or failing to provide veterinary care is classified as Animal Cruelty, which is an arrestable offense.

The canine was adopted by a local family.

No other information is available at this time.

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Published 28 August 2020 05:13 PM by leantunez

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