Police in Roswell, Georgia discovered a small dog locked in a plastic container with no food or water and abandoned in a motel room on Wednesday afternoon. The Chihuahua mix had been left in a Studio 6 Motel located on Old Dogwood Road and discovered when housekeeping entered the room to clean.
The personnel who discovered the dog stated he was “emaciated and malnourished.” The pup was transferred to the Chattahoochee Animal Clinic and is receiving treatment. Police said the dog had been locked in a Tupperware plastic container and left inside a drawer; the dog had no access to food and water
According to the AJC, police have issued a warrant for Alton Coates, 38; he is wanted for aggravated animal cruelty. Anyone with information about Coates is asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404.577.8477.
The dog has been transferred to Fulton Animal Control where he already has a new family waiting to adopt him.
(Photos screenshots via AJC and Facebook)
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