Crime

Burned, beaten pup still being treated by vet

An 8-month-old Labrador retriever puppy that was beaten and burned during a Beddingfield Drive burglary is still being treated by a veterinarian, according to the Macon Police Department.

Macon police spokeswoman Jami Gaudet, in an e-mailed statement, said the puppy is being treated for extensive burns and monitored for infection.

On Thursday, police were called to the 700 block of Beddingfield Drive after report of a burglary. Several items were reported taken from the home.

The puppy was found abused and burned, and an animal control officer took it to a vet.

If anyone has information on this incident, they are asked to call Macon police at 751-7500 or CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.

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