An­i­mal cru­elty

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

A WOMAN has been charged with breaching a duty of care to­wards an an­i­mal.

Be­tween May 4 and 8 this year Whit­sun­day po­lice in­ves­ti­gated al­le­ga­tions that a dog was be­ing kept in a cage in­side the back of a van at a pri­vate res­i­dence at Can­non­vale. Of­fi­cers spoke to the an­i­mal’s owner about the in­ci­dent.

When po­lice re­turned to the Woomera Av­enue ad­dress days later the dog was still be­ing held in the back of the van.

As a re­sult a 49-year-old Can­non­vale res­i­dent was charged and will ap­pear in the Proser­pine Mag­is­trate’s Court on May 25.

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