‘Heartless scumbag’ who lured cat into violent kicking arrested (DISTURBING VIDEO)
The London teen who sparked online outrage when a video of him petting a cat before viciously booting it into the air has been arrested.
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.
Please RT to help find this vile young man filmed by an accomplice coaxing then kicking a cat. Via @Kent_999spic.twitter.com/cTBxv6xsJ0— Mark Williams-Thomas (@mwilliamsthomas) September 15, 2016
@mwilliamsthomas@Kent_999s Vile young sub species. Certainly not a man. Unaddressed, will escalate violence. Vulnerable humans next.— Jo Wood (@jowood61) September 15, 2016
@mwilliamsthomas@StinsonHunter@Kent_999s Utter scum....and in my local area....let get him found!— Lindsay Jane Stead (@Lindsaylocket) September 15, 2016
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
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