LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police have charged a man with animal cruelty after he punched his dog in the face several times.
It happened Wednesday morning, March 27, in the 3500 block of Penway Avenue.
According to the police report 56-year-old Darrell Dawson told a witness that he would get a gun if she didn't mind her own business.
She was with her 10-year-old son at the time.
That witness was able to get Dawson's license plate when he drove off with the dog.
The report said Dawson admitted to hitting the dog.