July 12, 2017-LaPorte Police say they are investigating a case of animal abuse involving a small kitten and two males. According to a statement from the LaPorte Police Department, “On July 6, 2017, at around 12:10 p.m., La Porte Police responded to the 500 block of Detroit St. to investigate a report of animal abuse. Witnesses told police as they were driving through the area, they saw two males repeatedly kicking a small kitten in the front yard of 507 Detroit St. The witnesses stopped their vehicle and confronted the suspects, who got into a vehicle and left the area.”
Police say the suspects are described as “two white males, in their late teens to early twenties. The suspect vehicle was described as possibly an older model, white, Audi sedan.” Police say that a license plate number provided was checked and did not match the vehicle described.
LaPorte Police say the kitten was transported for emergency care by LaPorte Specialist Bill Blunton. “he kitten, which was seriously injured, is improving and expected to recover” according to the report.
If you have any information regarding this case, please contact La Porte Police Specialist, Bill Bunton, at (219) 362-9446. You may also private message the department on Facebook.