Puppies found dead in crate submerged in Pinellas Park canal

The Pinellas Park Police Department is investigating a horrible case of animal abuse.

On May 14, officers were called to 84th Avenue N at 64th St. N where two dead puppies were found inside a dog crate submerged in a canal.

Concerned citizens found the crate and removed it from the canal. Both dogs were estimated to be three months old and both were pit bull-style breeds.

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Investigators are asking for the community's assistance in finding suspects in this case. 

If anyone has any knowledge of this incident, please contact the Pinellas Park Police Department at 727-369-7864. 

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County at 800-873-TIPS (8477).