Animal Cruelty Case Investigated by Cape May Authorities

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UPPER TOWNSHIP, N.J. -

Authorities in Cape May County are investigating a case of animal cruelty after a dead dog was found inside a trash can in Upper Township last week.

Officials say employees from the Upper Township Public Works found the dog on Thursday, February 7th, at around 10:15 a.m. in the area of Cove and Harbor roads in Beesley's Point.

The dog is white with tan patches, approximately 35 to 40 pounds, and she is believed to have be a Corgi Terrier or Cattle Dog mix.

The incident is under investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1135.

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