Dog dies after being tied to back of vehicle in Pickerington

PICKERINGTON, OH (WCMH) — A dog was killed and another injured after someone tied the animals to the back of a vehicle.

Pickerington police were called to a home on the 100 block of Bradley Court on Sunday.

According to police, someone tied two dogs to a bike rack on the back of a vehicle. Another person later got into the vehicle and drove off with the dogs still attached.

A police report states there was a trail of blood leading from a restaurant on Hill Road South all the way back to Bradley Court.

One of the dogs was killed and the suffered minor injuries.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

If charges are filed, Ohio law classifies cruelty to animals as a second-degree misdemeanor with a maximum fine of $750 and 90 days in jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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