‘Heartless scumbag’ who lured cat into violent kicking arrested (DISTURBING VIDEO)
Over 1.5 million disgusted viewers denounced the shocking display of animal cruelty when it was posted by the offender’s friend on Facebook on Monday, according to the Mail Online.
As the video was shared across numerous social media sites, many users called for the “heartless” man’s arrest.
LEWISHAM: Police are believed to be trying to locate a young man filmed by an accomplice coaxing then kicking a cat. pic.twitter.com/Kv3whqCx5z— Kent 999s (@Kent_999s) September 14, 2016
Police in south-east London confirmed on Thursday that a 16-year-old boy had been arrested on Wednesday evening on suspicion of animal cruelty after the footage was brought to their attention.
LEWISHAM update: Police investigating a video of a cat being kicked say a 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty.— Kent 999s (@Kent_999s) September 15, 2016