NHSO investigating after puppy found in dumpster at Taco Bell

Argos (Photo: NHSO)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit is investigating a case of animal abuse.

A puppy was found in the dumpster at a Taco Bell on S. 17th Street on April 24, according to the sheriff’s office.

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NHSO says the puppy, now named Argos, is a pit mix and suffered from some injuries but is being treated.

If anyone has any information on the puppy, contact ASU at 798-7517 or 798-7524 or submit a tip here.