Police: Animal cruelty charges pending for Jersey City dog owner who left pet to die on hot tar roof

Neighbors say owners left their pet Yorkie caged

Neighbors say owners left their pet Yorkie caged on the roof of a building all day Friday. (June 2, 2013 11:52 AM)

Police in Jersey City tell News 12 New Jersey that animal cruelty charges are pending after a small dog was left in the blistering heat on a rooftop with no food or water.

Neighbors say owners left their pet Yorkie caged on the roof of a building all day Friday, in the sweltering mid-90s temperatures.

Jersey City Animal Control took photos of the Yorkie while it was in the metal cage,...

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