Arrest warrant issued for man who left dog to drown in cage

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.

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Good Samaritan rescues dog left in cage. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News Mornings on July 31, 2018.

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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