‘There’s no need to fear’: Man charged over brutal assault on dog

Posted September 09, 2018 11:53:24 Police in Queensland have charged a man over the brutal assault of a dog that was left in the street for three days.

Key points:The man was arrested at a Brisbane home in February after the dog had been left on the street in the area of the Stirling Highway and the Arundel HighwayIn a statement, Queensland Police said they are investigating a report of an assault on a dogThe man allegedly assaulted the dog in an incident at his home in Queensland’s Sunshine CoastPolice said the dog suffered serious injuries.

“It is alleged that on March 10, a 24-year-old man from the Brisbane suburb of Aruindel, allegedly assaulted a dog with a claw hammer,” a statement from the Queensland Police Service said.

“He was arrested and taken to the Stony Brook Police Station where he was charged with one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.”

The man, who was not named, was released on bail.

“At the time of the incident the dog was on a leash and was left unattended for several days,” the statement said.”[The dog] sustained serious injuries to its front paws and the front legs, as well as a bite mark on its face.”

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