Henrico man charged with animal cruelty and vandalism
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — A Henrico man has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty and vandalism.
Police said the incident occurred on Sunday, April 28 at around 3:23 p.m.
Officers responded to the 1600 block of Carter St for an animal call.
Upon arrival, the reporting party said their dog had been assaulted by Carl Townes and the 53-year-old had also vandalized private property.
Police say the dog showed signs of injury and was taken to a veterinarian for treatment by the owner.
After an investigation, police charged Townes with animal cruelty and vandalism in connection to the incident.
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