Arizona police are offering a $2,000 reward to anyone who can help them catch the suspect who allegedly raped a 1-year-old Russell Terrier, MyFoxPhoenix is reporting.
The dog was found abandoned near an animal hospital and when veterinarians examined the tiny pooch, they immediately called police.
"The evidence right now shows there has been some type of sexual activity with the animal," Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio told MyFoxPhoenix. "I'm not doing to go into the gory details, but it does go into the category of bestiality."
Police told MyFoxPhoenix they received reports of a suspicious man with dark, reddish hair around the scene where the dog was found.In other local news, members of the Phoenix Libertarian Party welcomed Presidential candidate Ron Paul who was in town on a whirlwind swing through the state.
"At first my men didn't recognize the Congressman because he'd had his hair done," Sheriff Arpaio who was in charge of the security detail said to MyFoxPhoenix, "then as soon as we all got close enough we finally realized it was just him but with dark reddish hair..."