Officials: Video captures dog beating; Yonkers man charged
A Yonkers man is facing charges for allegedly beating a dog, which was captured on video.
James Lucas III has been charged with animal cruelty for his actions in the video taken last month.
The SPCA of Westchester received a call from Yonkers police on April 12 after a pit bull was violently beaten by his owner on the top level of a parking garage.
The 8-month-old dog named Zeus was immediately rushed to a local veterinary hospital for medical attention.