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2 arrested for abandoning horse w/o food, water in Riverside

Two men were arrested in Riverside for felony cruelty to animals after police found a malnourished horse on Friday, May 13, 2011.

May 15, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two men were arrested in Riverside for felony cruelty to animals after police found a malnourished horse.

Residents in the area told officers that the suspects had abandoned the horse in a field without any food or water at Mitchell Avenue and Valley Drive on Friday.

The suspects did not explain why they left the animal.

Riverside County Animal Control took in the horse.


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