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Man Shoots Dog In The Head With A Spear Gun On Central Coast

A man will face court today on animal cruelty charges after allegedly shooting a dog with a spear gun on the state’s Central Coast.

Police allege the 45-year-old man forced his way into a home in Woy Woy, about midday on Monday and then allegedly hit the dog over the head, causing several lacerations.

It's then claimed that the dog became stuck between a fence and garage wall, possibly trying to escape, when the man fired the spear gun, and struck the dog in the head.

Officers from Brisbane Water Local Area Command were alerted and arrested the man who was taken to Gosford Police Station and charged with commit act of aggravated cruelty upon an animal, fire spear gun manner likely to injure person/property as well as break and enter.

The Woy Woy man was refused bail and is due to appear at Gosford Local Court today

The dog was taken to a veterinary clinic where she underwent surgery.

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