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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Virginia Beach Animal Control investigators are looking for information about a dog that was found in a crate in a ditch on the side of the road in the 3600 block of Winston Avenue.

Authorities say a citizen spotted the dog and reported it around 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

An Animal Control Officer responded and found an older, tri-colored beagle with a large tumor on her left side, inside of the crate in the ditch.

Investigators are now looking for anyone who may know anything about the dog or her owners.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠.