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Beaufort officer discovers dog tied to cinder block in creek

By WCTI Staff
Published On: May 20 2013 02:28:25 PM CDT
Updated On: May 20 2013 02:30:19 PM CDT
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BEAUFORT, CARTERET COUNTY -

Beaufort Police said they are investigating who tied a dog to a cinder block and left the animal in a creek.

According to investigators, they got a call at about 9 a.m. on Saturday of a suspicious black trash bag floating in Taylor's Creek, near Front Street and Gerald Street. An officer removed the item from the water. But when he opened it, he discovered a dead black female lab/pit bull mix, police said. A rope tied the dog to a cinder block.

Anyone with information int his case is asked to call the Beaufort Police Department at 252-728-4561.