EL PASO COUNTY — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office if seeking assistance from the community in identifying a suspect who has allegedly been leaving puppies at dumpsters in the Socorro area.
Surveillance video captured the suspect removing a box containing six puppies from a dark Hyundai and leaving it beside a dumpster in the 690 block of Horizon Blvd on September 2.
Police believe he lives in the area where the puppies were abandoned.
According to KVIA police found three more puppies abandoned at another dumpster in the Socorro area.
The puppies have reportedly been taken to El Paso Animal Services.
Sources say the suspect could be facing animal cruelty charges if he is located.
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking that anyone with information on the man’s identity contact detective at Montana Patrol Station at 915-856-4875 or Sheriff’s Office Communications at 915-832-4408.
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