Man Charged for Killings 2 Dogs in Sun Valley Home Invasion

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SAN FERNANDO, Calif.—A antheral arrested connected suspicion of sidesplitting astatine slightest 2 dogs successful Sun Valley was charged Friday with carnal cruelty.

Alejandro Flores, 45, of Sun Valley, is charged with 5 counts of carnal cruelty, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

He is acceptable to beryllium arraigned Monday astatine the San Fernando courthouse.

Flores was arrested by officers, who were called to the 9200 artifact of Cayuga Avenue astir 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

“Witnesses advised that the fishy was successful the backyard of a residence, equipped with a knife, and was perchance being attacked by dogs astatine the property,” constabulary said successful a statement. “Witnesses … advised that the fishy was besides stabbing dogs astatine the location.”

Arriving officers saw the fishy with a weapon successful his close hand, and saw 2 dormant dogs successful the yard, constabulary said.

“A use-of-force occurred, and the fishy was taken into custody without further incident,” constabulary said. “Officers made interaction with the homeowners and learned that the fishy was a known comparative who resided astatine the location.”

An injured canine was taken to an carnal structure successful chartless condition, constabulary said.

Flores has remained down bars since his arrest, according to jailhouse records.