Police have Charged an Adult Male in Connection to Alleged Animal Cruelty

media release

On June 10, 2021, at approximately 8:45 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to the area of Southridge Drive in Kitchener for a report of an injured animal.

Reports indicate that a male was operating a motorized bike and a dog was being dragged. The dog sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident. As a result of the investigation, the owner has been charged with one count of Cruelty to Animals- Causing unnecessary suffering. The Provincial Animal Welfare Service will be continuing to investigate the incident.   

Members of the public are reminded that if they witness animal cruelty, to contact police at 519-570-9777 or the Provincial Animal Welfare Service at 1-833-926-4625.

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
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519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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