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Irving Police Need Help Identifying Suspect in Animal Cruelty Case


Irving Police Looking for the Suspect Pictured

Irving, Texas. March 9, 2017

The Irving Police Department is investigating an instance of animal cruelty that occurred on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of W. Irving Boulevard. Officers were called to the scene of a deceased dog after it was discovered the following day. The dog, believed to be a three-year-old pit bull mix, was tied up to a trash dumpster, stabbed multiple times and left to die.

Detectives conducted an exhaustive investigation and obtained surveillance video images (pictured below) of the suspect and the dog. The suspect is believed to be a White or Hispanic male between 40 and 50 years of age, approximately 5’8” in height with a thin build. Detectives are attempting to identify the suspect pictured in the surveillance images as the person responsible for the offense.

The DFW Humane Society has announced a reward of up to $5,000 for tips leading to the arrest and indictment of the person who committed this offense. The reward may be divided if multiple useful tips are received.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Irving Police Department at (972) 273-1010 (24 hours) and reference case number 17-4507. Additionally, tips may be submitted via email at

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