Man accused of beating a cat to death, fleeing from police

Man accused of beating a cat to death, fleeing from police

Man accused of beating a cat to death, fleeing from police

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 5, 2012 at 12:22 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 5 at 1:55 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Louisville man is accused of torturing a cat to death, injuring a dog and fleeing from police.

Charles Mills, 30, was arrested for allegedly striking a cat in the head with a 2x4. The police report says the owner of the cat called Louisville Animal Services after she witnessed Mills pick up a dog and violently shake it. The owner then saw the cat lying underneath a downspout and took the cat to the veterinarian. According to the police report the cat later died from injuries and Mills admitted to striking the cat.

Mills was supposed to meet with Louisville Metro Animal Services about the incident involving the cat when an officer spotted Mills walking away from the shelter, according to another police report. The officer attempted to stop and talk to him. The officer was going to place him in custody for an active felony bench warrant.

The report says Mills fled from the officer. Assisting officers, including the air unit and K-9 unit were unable to locate him.

Mills is charged with felony animal torture, second degree cruelty to animals and second degree fleeing/evading police.

 

 

 

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