The Ontario, California police division mentioned in a press launch that it acquired info on Saturday “concerning the abuse of a kitten by a younger man.”
Police recognized a 16-year-old suspect however won’t be disclosing his title, because of his age. Authorities mentioned Saturday night time that the suspect “has not but been situated and arrested.”
The cat, which police described as a “small kitten” in a press launch posted to Twitter, suffered a fractured leg.
“The kitten and its proprietor have been situated,” police mentioned. “The kitten survived the incident however did undergo an injured leg. The Inland Valley Humane Society is aiding with the investigating and care of the injured animal.”
The investigation is ongoing and a spokesperson for the division instructed BuzzFeed Information Sunday afternoon that there had been no adjustments for the reason that Saturday assertion.
A tweet with contact info for the Fontana police division was, just like the above tweet, broadly shared.
A spokesperson for the Fontana police division thanked “social media customers” for alerting authorities to the incident, which didn’t happen of their jurisdiction.