Police: Suspect hit dog with object before fleeing break-in

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EAST FREEDOM, BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Freedom Township police are investigating a burglary and animal cruelty incident after a burglar hit the family dog with a blunt object.

The incident occurred on December 11 between 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. on the 300 block of Cream Hollow Road in East Freedom.

The suspect forcibly entered the home through the front door and was greeted by the family dog.

Police report they hit the dog on the head with a blunt object before running off. The police also believe the person had an injury from the dog bitting them.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Freedom Township Police Departement at 814-695-8545

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