Puppies Abandoned In Suitcase By Ohio Man, Officials Say (PHOTO)

04/11/2012 09:28 am ET | Updated Jun 11, 2012

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Investigators say a man who tried to abandon six puppies by zipping them inside a suitcase and leaving it outside an Ohio business was charged after authorities found he'd left the luggage tag with his contact information attached.

A Toledo Area Humane Society officer filed two counts of abandonment Tuesday against the Toledo man. He's accused of leaving the canvas bag of puppies and their mother next to a trash bin behind a city business. Authorities say he was moving and had tried to sell the puppies

The Blade newspaper reports ( ) the Lucas County Dog Warden's office on April 4 picked up the bag of six puppies and their mother, an English bulldog mix. http://bit.ly/I1HeeJ

Passers-by had found the bag and released the animals to wait for the warden's office.

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Information from: The Blade, http://www.toledoblade.com/

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