A Dade City man was arrested Monday for animal cruelty after multiple witnesses saw him abuse a dog on Clearwater Beach.
Clearwater Police say 20-year-old Noah Counts kicked a 3-month-old puppy in the face, dragged it by the leash and threw it over a wall.
On Monday, officers arrested Noah Counts, 20, of Dade City for animal cruelty for an incident on Clearwater Beach. Multiple witnesses saw Counts kick a 3-month-old puppy in the face, drag it by its leash and throw it over a wall. He was booked in to the Pinellas County Jail. pic.twitter.com/JWIRLBPhrw
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He was booked into the Pinellas County Jail and charged with animal cruelty.
Police have not given any updates on the condition of the puppy.