Police have charged a 36-year-old Atherton man after he was killed on Jan.
Police claim the man was walking a young blue heeler through Moore Street on Sunday afternoon (June 6) when the dog broke free of him and ran away.
The man is said to have run after the dog, then rammed him to the ground and hit him in the head several times.
At 5:15 p.m., officers visited a house on Moffat Street and found the man and the dog.
The officers examined the dog and found injuries to the dog’s right eye.
The officers charged the man with animal cruelty and confiscated Honey, the young Blue Heeler puppy.
The man is due to appear before Atherton Magistrates Court on July 6th.
Honey has been turned over to local council officials and the investigation is ongoing.
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