HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Seven dogs were found dead in a Department of Transportation sump in Hempstead Tuesday, the Nassau County SPCA said.
All seven were pit bulls, and one was a puppy. They were found stuffed in trash bags.READ MORE: CDC Reverses Course, Recommends People Wear Masks Indoors Where COVID Rates Are High
They were found in the sump at Dietz Street and South Franklin Street.READ MORE: 'Operation Helping Hand' Mobile Unit Provides Outreach, Support To Those With Substance Abuse Issues In Somerset County
Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information in the case.
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