Dog placed in bag, set on fire in NE Baltimore

Posted at 12:51 PM, Aug 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-02 06:33:30-04

Police are searching for suspects after a dog was found on fire in northeast Baltimore.

Officers responded to the 6800 block of Hamlet Avenue for a fire report on Wednesday, July 27 around 12:30 a.m. Upon arrival, firefighters told police they found a dog on fire inside of a bag after the fire was extinguished.

The dog was pronounced dead on the scene. Animal Control units were called to the location.

Investigators believe an unknown suspect or suspects placed the dog inside the bag, set it on fire and then left the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Animal Abuse Unit at 410-396-2400. 

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