Police arrest man accused of beating puppy to death

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DESOTO, Texas – Police have arrested a man in Texas accused of beating a puppy to death by repeatedly stomping on the dog.

Dallas News reported that Paige Armani Franklin, 24, faces a charge of animal cruelty after allegedly stomping on the animal Friday behind a Subway restaurant.

A security guard witnessed the crime on a security video and called the police, according to the paper.

Crews responded to the scene and arrested the suspect, who was allegedly stomping on something in a trash bin. Officers found a dead puppy in the trash.

The body of the puppy was taken to an animal hospital for an autopsy.

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