Man who abused dog at Pops Concert surrenders dog
SAN ANGELO, Texas- The man who was caught on video abusing his do at the July 3rd Pops Concert has been forced to surrender the dog.
The San Angelo police department conducted an investigation on the video that went viral, and the 71 year old owner was forced to give up his dog to a rescue organization.
In a press release from SAPD about the incident they said:
As a result of the investigation, the dog’s owner surrendered his rights to the dog, Princess — who is now in the custody of a rescue facility.
This case has been referred to the District Attorney’s Office and no further information is available at this time.
A San Angelo Police Department spokesman says an investigation is underway into an incident at the pops concert.
Across the city — people are sharing a video of a man allegedly abusing a dog.
Police say they can’t release any details because it’s an on-going investigation. Someone took a video of a man hitting a dog during the pops concert wednesday evening at the river stage. A post on the Concho Valley “Paws” facebook page this week indicated the man has been identified.