Syracuse Police are investigating the death of a dog in the city.

They were called to a home on the one thousand block of North McBride Street last Friday morning. The dog was in the backyard overnight and the owner found it dead in the morning.

Police believe the dog was hit with a blunt object.

Anyone with information can call the Syracuse Police Department Animal Cruelty Investigator at 315-442-5336 or use the Syracuse Police Department tips app.