Man accused of punching puppy

Man arrested after witnesses see him punching puppy

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A man was arrested on Monday night after witnesses at MBTA’s North Station Commuter Rail claim to have observed him punching his puppy with his fist. According to the MBTA Transit Police, the man accused of the cruel behavior is identified as 46-year-old John Bowen of Boston, Massachusetts.

A witness was able to capture video of the assault and show the video evidence to responding authorities. According to the police, the video showed Bowen “striking his dog with a closed fist, kneeling on the dog in a forceful manner and lifting the dog off the ground by it’s leash.” The witness statements, in addition to the video evidence, was enough for the authorities to place Bowen under arrest.

The victimized dog, an 11-month-old Husky named “Sarah,” was taken in by the City of Boston Animal Control and brought to Angel Memorial for evaluation.

Bowen was placed into custody for Cruelty to Animals and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.

9 replies
  1. maxiemom says:

    This is not a man, but a walking piece of excrement who needs to be flushed down the nearest toilet with the rest of his kind.

  2. Belinda miller says:

    Please tell me that sara will be with someone else, I hope so because we are tired of it all and these so called humans I hope and pray that they will get far worse punishment. Let us have them I believe after they been with us for a while they would never touch a animal again!!!!!!

  3. Robin Long says:

    Something is definitely wrong with this guy. First abuses his puppy. Then smiles like an idiot in his mug shot. He thinks this is funny? Hope they don’t give him the dog back. There ought to be Registry of Animal Abusers so shelters, pet stores etc know not to let guys like him get another animal.

  4. Bette says:

    Thank god someone video the whole episode. And now that sorry ass of a person is in jail. I hope they send him to jail with a long jail term. And while he’s in there I pray somebody will beat his ass. What kind of human being does something like that

  5. KARMA says:

    You punk ass cowardly pussy – smile now …. GUARENTEED you’ll get yours & you better thank the lord above I didn’t see that shit – I carry a bat in my car for “special” scum like you … KARMA’s a bitch & I sure hope the fine folks that live in your area introduce her to you – SOONER THAN LATER … You fucking SCUMBAG!!!! ???


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