Gorleston man Robert Loombe charged after reports a puppy was dragged along street

Norwich Magistrates Court. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich Magistrates Court. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

Police have charged a man in connection with causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.

Robert Loombe, 46, of New College Close in Gorleston was charged after police investigated reports of a man dragging a puppy along Magdalen Way yesterday.

He was also charged with a public order offence and being in possession of cannabis.

Loombe was remanded into custody and is due to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court this morning, Wednesday.