CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1641
FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 20, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C73223
LEAD DETECTIVE: BLAKE MUMMA, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT
On Saturday, Oct. 15, Animal Control Officers were dispatched to the area of Ninth and Grove to pick up a black pit bull dog running at large. The dog had open wounds to the back of his neck and was taken to an emergency veterinarian for treatment. The dog also had several missing teeth and exhibited signs of abuse and mistreatment. The dog was handed over to a local animal rescue organization, and then underwent surgery at a veterinarian’s office at the organization’s expense.
Investigators believe this dog was used as a “bait dog” for entertainment and gambling.
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