Man arrested after dragging a dog behind pickup truck

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Forsyth County, GA (WGCL) — A man was arrested Wednesday after police said he dragged a dog behind his pickup truck on a road north of Atlanta.

According to a news release from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s office, 41-year-old Miguel Sanchez, of Cumming, was seen driving a pickup truck with a German Shepherd tied to the back on a leash.

Sanchez was driving on Ronald Reagan Boulevard near State Route 141 in Forsyth County, according to police.

It was determined by police that the German Shepherd needed immediate medical attention from a veterinarian, with injuries to its front paws and bruising around the neck.

Sanchez was charged with DUI, driving on a suspended license and animal cruelty.


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