Police are appealing to the public for help in identifying two men who are wanted in connection with a disturbing animal cruelty incident that took place in Brampton.
Peel police report that on Wednesday April 19 at approximately 12:00 p.m., officers were notified of a troubling incident involving a dog that occurred on Saturday, April 15 at approximately 3:00 a.m. in the Bramalea Road and Sandalwood Parkway area.
According to police, an investigation revealed that two male suspects were seen at an outdoor patio establishment with a small Yorkshire Terrier dog. The dog and the suspects remained at the establishment for several hours and at approximately 10:45 a.m. the suspects left the area, leaving the dog behind.
Staff members at the establishment located the seriously injured dog, which was subsequently taken to a local veterinarian hospital and euthanized due to the severity of its injuries.
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The first suspect is described as a male with medium complexion, short dark hair and a full beard. He was last seen wearing a grey sweater, black pants, and red and black Nike shoes.
The second suspect is described as a male with a medium complexion.
Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call investigators of 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip.