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Venango boy faces charges for allegedly killing family dog

Submitted Tue, 01/21/2014 - 7:27am by Andy Alm

VENANGO TWP. – A heinous attack on a family pet.  A 12-year-old boy from Venango Township, which is near Cambridge Springs in Crawford County, is being charged with allegedly injecting the family dog with air using syringes he stole from a neighbor.  Police did not provide a lot of details about the case, but they said the boy was aware the air would harm the animal.  The dog ended up getting sick and dying a week later. 

Police tell us criminal charges are pending.

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