A man in his 50s is suspected of attacking his neighbor’s dog and throwing it off the roof of his house, causing its death. Police are working to locate and arrest the suspect.

A German Shephard

A German Shephard Photo credit: Reuters/Channel 2 News

A resident of Sakhnin has filed a police complaint against a man who allegedly killed his dog by throwing it off a roof.

The dog, a German Shephard, was staying with the owner’s relatives in the nearby village of I’billin. The suspect found the dog on the roof of the house, attacked it with a metal pole and threw it off, causing its death.

Police officers who arrived on the scene found the dog lying dead outside the house. The dog’s body was taken for an autopsy.