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Man charged with animal cruelty in Great Yarmouth

A teenager was arrested on Christmas Day on suspicion of common assault Picture: Archant

A teenager was arrested on Christmas Day on suspicion of common assault Picture: Archant

A 46-year-old man has been charged with animal cruelty in Great Yarmouth.

Jason Crowe from Great Yarmouth has been sanctioned under section 4 - for unnecessary suffering - and section 9 - duty of responsibilty to the animal’s welfare - of the animal welfare act 2006.

He will appear in court on January 23.

The 46-year-old was arrested on Thursday evening amid concerns for the welfare of a dog.

Police were alerted to the issue from CCTV in the town.

A spokeperson for the police said the dog was in good hands and would be well looked after during the festive period.

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