Muncie man faces arrest in dog abuse case

MUNCIE, Ind. — Police in Muncie are seeking a man charged with severely abusing his dog.

The Star Press reported that 24-year-old Anthony Michael Seneff of Muncie was charged Thursday with torturing or mutilating a vertebrate animal, a felony. A judge issued a warrant for Seneff's arrest. A Delaware County Jail officer said Saturday he was not in custody.

A probable cause affidavit alleged that two Ball State University students told campus police that at least twice between Aug. 1 and Nov. 5, Seneff beat his mixed-breed pit bull with his fists for 45 minutes to an hour.

The dog allegedly escaped from the house and was taken to a veterinary clinic where it was diagnosed with permanent nerve damage and a burst ear drum.

 


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