Man arrested following sickening cat attack in Walsall
West Midlands Police has arrested a man suspected of letting a dog loose to fatally maul a cat in Walsall.
The 30-year-old − who was wanted for questioning about the dog attack in Woodlands Crescent, Pelsall on 23 October − was arrested from an address in Walsall this afternoon (12 Nov).
He has been arrested on suspicion of cruelty to animals and remains in police custody.
Chief Superintendent Andy Parsons, from Walsall police, said: "This was a horrifying act of cruelty on an innocent animal.
"I want to thank the community and members of the public for sharing our appeal and providing information to the police. Your information has been invaluable to our investigation. "
Anyone with any information who has not already spoken to us is urged to contact police via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime. Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote crime number 20WS/255002G/19.