Police arrest man for 'throwing' dog from Birmingham tower block

Police arrest man for 'throwing' dog from Birmingham tower block

A man has been arrested in England after a dog was apparently thrown from a tower block window.

The animal, thought to have been an American Bulldog-type breed, plummeted from a high-rise in the Druids Heath area of Birmingham on Saturday night.

West Midlands Police said the dog was taken to a vets shortly after the incident happened at 7.45pm, but was dead on arrival.

A file photo of an American Bulldog.

Officers at the scene in Netheravon Close arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of theft and animal cruelty.

He has since been released on bail while police continue their investigation.

Acting Inspector Matt Crowley, of West Midlands Police, said: “Inquiries into what happened are currently on-going and we are working closely with our partners at the RSPCA.

“We are asking for anyone with information about what happened is asked to contact Birmingham police on 101.


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