One charged with cruelty to animals: OPP

Lennox & Addington OPP have charged one person with animal cruelty involving dogs and a snake. Global News

One man from Deseronto has been charged with cruelty to animals.

Last month, Lennox and Addington OPP received multiple reports of injured animals and alleged animal abuse at a home in the area.

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Police began an investigation and the man was arrested on Tuesday.

Police say the abuse involved multiple dogs and a snake.

The animals have now been removed from the residence and are receiving veterinary care.

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Adam Hayes, 39, of Deseronto, was charged with two counts of cruelty to animals and two counts of causing damage or injury to animals.

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Hayes is in custody and awaiting a bail hearing.

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