Officials: Video captures dog beating; Yonkers man charged

James Lucas III has been charged with animal cruelty for his actions in the video taken last month.

News 12 Staff

May 20, 2021, 12:35 AM

Updated 1,122 days ago

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A Yonkers man is facing charges for allegedly beating a dog, which was captured on video.
James Lucas III has been charged with animal cruelty for his actions in the video taken last month.
The SPCA of Westchester received a call from Yonkers police on April 12 after a pit bull was violently beaten by his owner on the top level of a parking garage.
The 8-month-old dog named Zeus was immediately rushed to a local veterinary hospital for medical attention.


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