Two juveniles arrested for aggravated cruelty to animals

A report was filed with the Alexandria Police Department on May 15 in regard to an incident that occurred on May 13 in the Bocage Subdivision. A resident said that her dog got out of her fenced yard and when it returned, she noticed it was injured from possibly being shot with a BB gun. The resident took the dog to a local vet where it expired. The initial complaint said the suspects were believed to be juveniles.
On May 16 the case was assigned to the Alexandria Police Department Juvenile Division. Upon completion of the investigation, two juveniles were arrested for Aggravated Cruelty to Animals.
This is currently an ongoing investigation.
If anyone has any information about this incident or any other type of crime in the Alexandria area, please contact the Alexandria Police Detective Division at the phone number (318) 441-6416, or APD Dispatch (318) 441-6559.
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