Warrant issued for Midwest City man accused of abandoning pit bulls
By Jay Dillon
Authorities have issued issued an arrest warrant for a Midwest City man accused of abandoning two pit bulls because they needed to be bathed.A warrant was issued for Corey Harrison, 27, Tuesday. He's wanted on two charges of cruelty to animals.Last week, the Midwest City Police Department and Bella Foundation announced that a pair of pit bulls had been found abandoned and emaciated. On Monday, Midwest City Police said the younger of the pit bulls died from his injuries.Midwest City Police told Fox 25 Monday that a six-month puppy, named Sarge by the Bella Foundation, died. Late Sunday night, The Bella Foundation wrote that Sarge had pneumonia though it wasn't severe. However, Bella Foundation also said he had megaesophagus, condition that makes it hard to swallow food or water.Sarge was one of two dogs found by police at the Willow Creek Apartments on July 11. An apartment manager reported finding the animals in a unit that had been without power since June 3.The apartment manager said Harrison lived in the apartment until June 19 when he moved out but left Sarge and an adult pit bull behind.Police said the animals were found nearly a month later and were severely emaciated. They were taken to a local vet and put in the intensive care unit. Anyone who sees Harrison is urged to call police.
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