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Nassau County SPCA: Seven Dead Pit Bulls Discovered Dumped in Hempstead Sump

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SPCA Offering $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

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Nassau County SPCA are seeking those who dumped seven dead dogs in Hempstead.

Photo by: Nassau County SPCA

Hempstead, NY - Sept. 14, 2018 - The Nassau County SPCA is offering a $5,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for placing seven dead Pit Bulls (4 females 2 males and a 3 month old PUPPY) in a NYS DOT Sump located at Dietz St and South Franklin St, Hempstead, NY that were found yesterday September 12, 2018. 

The Nassau County SPCA is offering this reward because it feels someone knows who placed these dogs there. We feel that it is necessary to use every available tool in fighting animal cruelty to ensure that the abusers face the  maximum penalty under the law!
 
If you have any information please call The Animal Cruelty Stoppers Hotline at 516-THE-SPCA. All calls will be kept confidential.