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69-Year-Old Wanted for Animal Cruelty in Texarkana

Dog is Expected to Fully Recover

Update (November 21) : 

TEXARKANA, Ark. - A dog who was seen being hit multiple times in a video on social media is expected to make a full recovery. 

Texarkana Police say in a Facebook post that the dog has been receiving treatment for a broken leg at a local veterinarian clinic since Sunday. 

The clinic has asked for people to please refrain from calling as it's impeding their ability to deliver services to the local community.

Police say Texarkana Texas Municipal Court Judge Sherry Jackson ordered the dog seized Tuesday and set a court hearing on Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Bi-State Criminal Justice Center. Judge Jackson will decide whether or not it is in the best interest of the dog to be permanently removed from the owner’s care.

Texarkana Police are still searching for the man in the video, LeGus Holloway. 

If you have any information about the case you are asked to call the Texarkana, Texas Police Department. 

Original story: 

TEXARKANA, Texas (ArkLaTEx.com) - An felony arrest warrant has been issued for the suspect in a video that surfaced of a man abusing a dog in Texarkana, Texas, this weekend.

 LeGus Holloway, 69, of Texarkana Texas, is wanted for Cruelty to Non-Lifestock Animals.

The warrant comes as a direct result of a video that surfaced over the weekend on social media that shows Holloway viciously abusing a dog.

The graphic video portrays a man beating a small dog and throwing it on the ground. The video surfaced on social media over the weekend.  

The dog's owner was found, and the dog is being treated for her injuries by a Texarkana vet. 

Officers are currently searching for Holloway.  

It has been reported that there are concerns for Holloway's safety as a result of threatening comments that some people have made on social media.

If you have any information on Holloway, call the Texarkana Police Department.


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