UPDATE: The dog was a brown and white pitbull that was hung on a red leash and blue nylong rope. Samuelson said that this appears to be an intentional act at this time, and that the dog appeared to had been hanging there for some time. This was in a wooded area on Hallock Street near Palmer Street.
The sex of the dog could not be determined due to decomposition.
Anyone who may have information on this situation is asked to contact the Jamestown Police at 483-7537. Anonymous tips can be left at 483-Tips (8477), or via the Tips 411 App. All calls and tips are kept confidential.
JAMESTOWN – Police discovered a deceased dog hanging from a tree near the intersection of Hallock and Palmer Streets Monday evening at around 7:45 PM.
Police Captain Robert Samuelson confirmed the event to WNYNewsNow. Samuelson added that he’ll be putting out a “brief” informational release soon in hopes of finding an owner.
A Community Reporter originally alerted us of the story. We’ll continue to follow the story and provide updates as they become available.
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