CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Police have released a video image of a person wanted for questioning in connection with an animal cruelty case.
Charleston police is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who appears to be wearing a long purple coat with white/cream around the hood.
Officers began investigating the case Sunday after a dog’s body was found along Madison Street. It appeared the animal had been stabbed and strangled. They found knives and a cloth bathrobe tie at the scene.
According to investigators, the dog was small and white. It weighed about 10 pounds. It was not wearing tags or a collar.
It’s believed the dog had been dead for more than 24 hours.
Anyone with information or who can identify the image is asked to call Charleston police at 304-348-8111.