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Bend Man Accused of Punching, Kicking Dog

BEND, OR -- A Bend man was arrested Sunday on accusations he repeatedly abused his six-month-old dog.


Witnesses reported seeing 20-year-old Tyler Speas punch and kick his dog, Friday morning. Bend Police responded but say there were no visible injuries on the dog, “Diesel.” An hour later, witnesses again reported seeing Speas punch and kick the dog; and, again, no injuries were seen by responding officers. 


Early Sunday morning, law enforcement executed a search warrant and seized Diesel. During a medical examination, A veterinarian found the dog had sustained multiple injuries and Speas was arrested for Aggravated Animal Abuse.

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