WATCH ABOVE: An Indianapolis police officer rescued seven newborn puppies from a dumpster on Saturday, after they were stuffed in a garbage bag and left to die during a winter storm.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police say seven newborn puppies were rescued from a dumpster over the weekend, after they were abandoned during a winter storm.
Officer Scott Charleswood responded to a call Saturday night and discovered the puppies stuffed inside a garbage bag.
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“I heard a little puppy cry and then it stopped, so I [started] searching through bags of trash,” Charleswood told WTTV. “I took them one at a time back to the car and wrapped them in [my] jacket and cranked the heat up in my car.”
Charleswood rushed the puppies to a local animal rescue shelter in hopes of saving the freezing animals.
“I think they …