Humane Society and PETA offering reward for information on Mercer Co. dog abuse

MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Humane Society of the United States and PETA are each offering a $5,000 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for abusing two dogs in Mercer County.

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call on December 16, 2018 about two dogs found beaten, with their legs tied and their muzzles duct-taped, near the intersection of Bohon and Grapevine Roads.

Both dogs were suffering from severe injuries.

The sheriff’s office is now investigating the case. Anyone with relevant information should contact that office at (859) 734-4221.

The Mercer County Crime Stoppers is also seeking information; Crime Stoppers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information which leads to an arrest and conviction. You can leave information with them at (859) 812-0016.

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