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Man accused of throwing dog over a fence arrested

2 years ago August 08, 2012 Aug 8, 2012 Wednesday, August 08 2012 Wednesday, August 08, 2012 6:46:30 AM EDT in News

BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made after a man was seen throwing a dog over a fence at a local animal shelter.

Deputies arrested Richard Hawn Wednesday morning after receiving an anonymous tip.

Hawn is accused of throwing a dog over the fence at the Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS) on Quinn Drive.

The act was caught on the agency's surveillance video.

Hawn faces Cruelty to Animals charges . He also has traffic warrants.

 

 

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