06/10/2012 06:28 EDT | Updated 08/10/2012 05:12 EDT

Charges pending after dog found dead in car at mall

York Regional Police say charges are pending after a dog was found dead in a car on Sunday.

Police received a call around 2 p.m. ET about a dog in distress at the Vaughan Mills shopping mall.

The dog was found in a car that was parked at the mall. Police say it was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two adults are being investigated. Police say charges of animal cruelty are pending.