Sacramento boy arrested, family dog hospitalized

2:17 PM, Sep 30, 2013   |    comments
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SACRAMENTO - A young boy was arrested Sunday after police say he stabbed the family dog in the head with a knife.

Sacramento police reports indicated a witness saw the boy playing with the dog and then suddenly stab it in the head.

Police responded to the home on the 400 block of Hawkcrest Circle around 3:21 p.m., found the stabbed dog and apprehended the boy.

The youth was arrested on a charge of animal torture and transported to juvenile hall.

The dog was taken to a nearby vet for treatment.


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