DECATUR Ala (WZDX) - A small dog is dead after police say they got a call that a man put the dog in a bag and slammed it against the ground.
Decatur Police were called out to the intersection of Sherman St. and 18th Ave. at 2:15 p.m. Monday.
Officers say witnesses reported seeing a man pull up in a black vehicle, get out holding a white plastic bag, then slam it against the ground. They told police they noticed something inside the bag moving. When they checked they found a small Chihuahua. The dog died shortly after.
Workers at a nearby business were disturbed by the site.
"We walked out here and then we noticed that it was a dog. They stayed there and looked at it for thirty minutes, then I noticed animal control came out and finally got it and put it in the truck. It was just a little bitty dog," Ronnie Liverett said.
The dog was taken by Animal Control and police are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 256-341-4660