Dog dies after being kicked and beaten near Algonquin College

_ (press release) _ (Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigation Unit is requesting the public’s assistance in solving a possible cruelty to animal case.

A dog, described as a 9 month old Pomeranian, was found kicked and beaten by a passerby in the area of Navaho Drive and Woodroffe Avenue, police were called. The dog later died from its injuries.

Police believe that the incident occurred on December 8, 2016 at approximately 2:20pm.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who may have information.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective David Guy of the West Criminal Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2649. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.

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Pomeranian like the dog found dead (Wikimedia Commons)[/caption]