ANAHEIM, Calif.—A 33-year-old man suspected of kicking and punching a dog at an Anaheim apartment complex surrendered to police early Thursday, Sept. 22.
Albert Frank Abad Jr. surrendered at the Anaheim Police Department about 1:30 a.m., when he was arrested on a warrant, Sgt. Shane Carringer said. Abad was charged Sept. 21 with one felony count of cruelty to animals.
Abad dropped off the all-black golden doodle, Steeler, at a veterinary clinic in Los Angeles before turning himself in, Carringer said.
The video went viral on social media.
Anyone with additional information about the attack on the dog was asked to call detectives at 714-321-3669.