Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the man they say left a pit bull puppy to drown in a cage.
The dog, who has since been named "River", was later rescued.
The Monmouth County prosecutor's office is now looking for 36-year-old Aaron Davis.
A woman walking on the beach in Highlands early Monday spotted the gray and white puppy cowering in a cage as the tide came in.
The woman who rescued "River" plans to adopt him.
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