Man in court over animal cruelty – Ultimo

A man will appear in court today charged with animal cruelty offences after a cat was found injured in Sydney’s CBD yesterday.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command commenced an investigation after a 22-year-old woman found her cat injured in a unit on Broadway, Ultimo, about 4pm (Saturday 24 April 2021).

Three-year-old ‘Summer’ was taken to a local vet for treatment for injuries including broken teeth, facial bruising and fur missing from his tail.

Following inquiries, police arrested a 25-year-old man, known to the woman, at a home on O’Briens Road, Hurstville, about 12.30am today (Sunday 25 April 2021).

He was taken to Kogarah Police Station and charged with recklessly beat and seriously injures animal and commit an act of cruelty upon an animal.

The man was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court later today.

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