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Police: 2 charged after man throws dog against wall

Police: 2 charged after man throws dog against wall

May 10, 2019 10:25 PM

HOPEWELL, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Two people from Ontario County were charged with animal cruelty. 

Neighbors called police Friday after they witnessed 19-year-old Matthew Fowler grab a 10-month-old pitbull named Tank. 

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Police say Fowler was seen throwing Tank against the outside wall of his home in Hopewell. 

The dog fell yelping and screaming. 

A second person, 19-year-old Tianna Vanderwall was also arrested after she refused to take Tank to the vet.

The vet found that Tank had substantial pain in his left leg. 

He's being cared for at the humane society.

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