Police begin manhunt to find teen who cruelly threw a kitten in a social media video

Watching the video of the kitten tossing boy is very upsetting, Perla who is the cat's owner and her mother said.

Police begin manhunt to find teen who cruelly threw a kitten in a social media video

A California police department begins a manhunt and seeking a teenage boy after a disturbing video posted on a social media which is creating so much negative buzz, the video featuring a teen boy tossing a kitten and throwing it across the street.

In a statement, the Ontario (Ca.) Police Department said, the 10 seconds long graphic video was posted on Snapchat.

According to the police officers, a 16-year-old local teen has been identified as “Charlie” on the internet. The boy identified as Charlie is believed to lift the kitten along with his both hand before throwing it cruelly across the street.

After the cruel throw, the kitten was screaming in pain in the video.

In a press release, the agency said that the kitten got an injury in the leg following the alleged incident. The agency said, “The kitten survived the incident, but did suffer an injured leg.” The agency continued, “The Inland Valley Human Society is assisting with the investigation and the care of the injured animal.”

Watching the video of the kitten tossing boy is very upsetting, Perla who is the cat’s owner and her mother told NBC. They found the cat four months ago and named it “Spots.”

The owner of the kitten said that she hopes the teen who threw the kitten is charged with animal abuse by the police.

She said, “I just want him to know he hurt a victim that can’t defend itself.”

According to the police, due to his age, they are withholding his name. However, the neighbors said that they know the teen in the video.

Oscar Ramos told CBSLA, “He hangs around here in the alley all the time.” Ramos added, “They think they’re cool. He probably did it just to look cool on video.”

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