Police are asking for help from the public after a labrador puppy died after being found brutally beaten in a Sydney backyard yesterday.
The owner of six-month-old chocolate labrador Coco returned to their home in Cobbadah Place in Freshwater yesterday, and found their puppy injured and unresponsive, NSW Police said in a statement today.
Coco was immediately rushed to a vet but she sadly died from her injuries. The owners have now been advised after conducting X-rays Coco had a fractured skull, and Northern Beaches Police have launched an investigation into the launch of the puppy’s death.
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Anyone with information about Coco’s death is urged to call Dee Why Police, or contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.