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Man Who Kicked, Punched Dog in Anaheim Turns Himself In: Police

The entry to the Anaheim Police Department Detention Facility in Anaheim, Calif., on Sept. 10, 2020. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

ANAHEIM, Calif.—A 33-year-old man suspected of kicking and punching a dog at an Anaheim apartment complex surrendered to police early Thursday, Sept. 22.

Albert Frank Abad Jr. surrendered at the Anaheim Police Department about 1:30 a.m., when he was arrested on a warrant, Sgt. Shane Carringer said. Abad was charged Sept. 21 with one felony count of cruelty to animals.

Abad dropped off the all-black golden doodle, Steeler, at a veterinary clinic in Los Angeles before turning himself in, Carringer said.

Police received copies of doorbell camera video on Sept. 15 showing a man kicking and punching an all-black golden doodle, Carringer said.

The video went viral on social media.

Anyone with additional information about the attack on the dog was asked to call detectives at 714-321-3669.

City News Service


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