9/8/2017 12:15:00 PM Deputies investigate animal cruelty case
On Aug. 27, Sheriff BJ Barnes reported the Guilford County Sheriff's Office investigated a case of animal cruelty after a video of individuals using an aerosol can and lighter to ignite a flame towards a dog surfaced on social media. The individuals involved in the video have been identified and are both juveniles, ages 13 and 14.
The dog was located, found to have suffered minimal injury and is in the custody of Guilford County Animal Control. Criminal charges may be forthcoming.