MANATEE -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office has reported an animal cruelty/neglect case involving a severely malnourished dog that died while en route to seek medical treatment after being placed in a field.
At 7:45 a.m. Monday, a 32-year-old woman contacted authorities about a severely malnourished dog. According to a release, the dog was placed in a field in the 1600 block of 26th Avenue East.
The dog died while in route to seek medical treatment, the release states.
No further information was provided.
Anyone with information on this case can call Crime Stoppers at 866-832-8477.