CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking help in locating witnesses to a first degree Cruelty to Animals case that occurred at the Lualualei Beach Park in Waianae.

A local animal rescue group received an anonymous call of a man burying a puppy in the sand Tuesday at 9 p.m.

A representative from the rescue group responded to the scene and was able to find and recover the puppy.

The witness was also able to obtain a partial description of the male suspect.

He is described as a Hawaiian, Filipino man about 5'9" weighing about 170 pounds.

The man was seen wearing dark, weathered clothing, a hat and sunglasses.