ABQ man charged with extreme animal cruelty

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – What an Albuquerque man allegedly did to his dog, landed him in jail.

Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputies say 54-year-old Benjamin Trujillo wrapped a chain so tightly around his dog’s neck it caused a severe open wound.

Trujillo is also accused of tying up the pit bull mix to a dog house and it had no access to food and water.

Deputies say Trujillo admitted that he put the chain on the dog six months ago and that he never noticed the wound.

The dog was taken to a vet and had to undergo surgery.

Trujillo was arrested Tuesday night and charged with extreme animal cruelty.

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