Man faces animal cruelty prices after Thunder Bay goose assault

A 23-year-old man from Thunder Bay was charged after a bunch mutilated a Canadian goose

THUNDER BAY – A Thunder Bay man was charged with animal cruelty after he beat a Canadian goose to dying within the Intercity space on Monday evening.

An investigation is ongoing and will lead to additional allegations for different members of a bunch who might have participated, a spokesperson for the Thunder Bay Police Service mentioned.

Officers have been despatched to a footpath operating alongside the Neebing-McIntyre Floodway within the Waterford Avenue space simply after 9pm Monday, following studies {that a} group of males had “maimed” a stay goose. as reported by the police.

Police arrested a Thunder By man, 23, who allegedly beat the goose to dying and threw its carcass into the river. Officers situated the carcass and three males close by, police mentioned.

The person is accused of cruelty to animals: pointless ache, struggling or damage and failure to adjust to a probation order.

Additional investigation recognized one of many three males as a suspect linked to the incident. An investigation remains to be ongoing and will doubtlessly result in additional allegations, police mentioned.

A witness captured a video of the incident that was doubtlessly helpful within the investigation, police mentioned.

The suspect has since been launched with circumstances and a future look date.

A TBPS spokesperson described incidents of animal cruelty involving wildlife as uncommon.

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