Redwood City Man Arrested for Child Endangerment, Animal Cruelty

Police arrested a Redwood City man Thursday for felony animal cruelty and child endangerment.

Redwood City police said they arrested Alan Velete in the 2200 block of Middlefield Road.

They were called to an apartment on Redwood Avenue to investigate reports of animal cruelty, according to police.

Investigators said the suspect had been abusing a four-month-old puppy for about a month, and he killed it on Tuesday.

Police said the four-year-old daughter of the suspect's girlfriend witnessed some of the abuse.

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