BEAUFORT, CARTERET COUNTY - Beaufort Police said they are investigating who tied a dog to a cinder block and left the animal in a creek.
According to investigators, they got a call at about 9 a.m. on Saturday of a suspicious black trash bag floating in Taylor's Creek, near Front Street and Gerald Street. An officer removed the item from the water. But when he opened it, he discovered a dead black female lab/pit bull mix, police said. A rope tied the dog to a cinder block.
Anyone with information int his case is asked to call the Beaufort Police Department at 252-728-4561.
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