Man Accused of Dragging Puppy Behind Truck, Police Say

March 13, 2012 Updated Mar 13, 2012 at 2:05 PM EDT

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Man Accused of Dragging Puppy Behind Truck, Police Say

March 13, 2012 Updated Mar 13, 2012 at 2:05 PM EDT

According to the Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune, a 34-year-old Florida man is facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly tying a puppy to the bumper of his truck and dragging it as he drove.

The dog, which suffered road rash and injuries to its legs, was placed in the custody of animal services, according to the Herald-Tribune report.

Read the Sarasota Herald-Tribune report HERE.