Windsor police say a man has been charged after allegedly striking his dog with a metal object.

Officers were called to a home in the 300 block of Cameron Avenue for a report of animal cruelty on Wednesday.

Officers arrived on scene and spoke to the owner of the dog and the complainant.

Police say the complainant they observed a male in his backyard yelling and striking his dog with a metal object. 

The dog appeared to have sustained minor injuries and was being taken to a veterinarian for assessment, according to police.

Brian Robinet-Davey, 25, from Windsor is charged with causing unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to an animal.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4305, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com