Bradenton police are searching for the man who stole a freezer containing the remains of two dogs from a veterinary hospital.

About 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, the suspect entered a secured area of the Bradenton Veterinary Hospital in the 1300 block of 16th Avenue W and stole a freezer unit. In the freezer were the remains of two dogs waiting for cremation.

The suspect was driving a dark medium-size pickup truck, possibly a Nissan Frontier. The vehicle was last seen leaving the scene easy on 17th Avenue W.

Anyone having information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Bradenton Police Department at (941) 932-9300 or Detective Jeff Beckley at (941) 932-9356.

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