A family are appealing for information after their pet died after being stolen on Monday evening.
The dog was taken from a garden in Weaver’s Square in the centre of the town between 9 and 10pm on Monday night.
It was later found dumped opposite O’Reilly’s garage only yards from where it had been taken.
The pet sustained injuries consistent with a beating and had its tail ripped off.
The dog was taken to the vet but died from the injuries.
A reward has been offered for any information that can identify those responsible.
If you were in the area on Monday evening and may have noticed anything suspicious call 085-1466456 after 6pm or the Gardai in Baltinglass at 059-6482610