FAIRFIELD — Detectives and Animal Control officers opened an investigation after finding several animal carcasses at a residence Wednesday afternoon, police said Thursday.

Around 4 p.m., Fairfield police responded to the 30 block of Prince Street for a report of animal cruelty.

“Officers responded to find several animal carcasses, which are believed to be canine remains, in crates within the residence,” said Lt. Robert Kalamaras.

Fairfield Animal Control and detectives responded to the home to investigate further. The remains were taken from the house after a search warrant was approved.

No charges have been filed as of Saturday but, Kalamaras said, police are working to get an arrest warrant.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Fairfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 203-254-4840, or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637).