A 24-year-old Lake Charles, La. man has been arrested for allegedly attacking his girlfriend and killing her dog.
According to Tuesday's KATC News, a violent domestic dispute took place between Sean L. Collett, and his girlfriend, who was not named.
According to a press release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, an argument between the couple turned violent on Jan. 18, when Collett began to physically attack his girlfriend, and later, her dog.
The victim advised the authorities that she had been dragged, choked and hit in the jaw and back.
The victim also informed the deputies that her dog began to bark at Collett when she was being attacked.
According to the victimized girlfriend, Collett turned his rage towards the barking dog, who was was repeatedly slammed against the wall. The dog did not survive the vicious attack.
Collett's girlfriend was taken to a hospital to be treated for her injuries and she was later released.
Collett was arrested on charges of 2nd degree battery and aggravated animal cruelty.
The judge set Collett's bond at $30,000.
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