Man arrested on charges of hanging a pit bull from a fence

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DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – 27 year old Corey Yarbrough faces an animal cruelty charge after his dog was found hanging by his leash from a fence.

It happened Sunday afternoon in Dalton.

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A witness say Yarbrough walking with his Pit Bull near Harmon Field around noon.

Then she saw him walking back without the dog.

After investigating, she found the dog hanging by its least from a fence near Cappes Street and Vernon Avenue.



She got the dog down, which seemed to be okay.

It was walking around at the scene afterwards.

She called 911.

After investigating, they placed Yarbrough under arrest.

They do no know yet why he would have left the dog hanging.

It was taken to Whitfield County Animal Control.