Man accused of attacking "Flo" the dog
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Humane Society says a 50-year-old man now faces charges for badly beating a dog.
Richard Poehler is accused of attacking a pit bull mix now named "Flo." She was found in early October with a crushed skull and several other injuries.
Workers tell Action News, it appears the dog was hit with a hammer or some other blunt object. They found metal fragments in her head before trying to stitch her up.
Flo had surgery to repair the damage and is recovering with the Humane Society. Poehler faces three counts of felony animal cruelty.
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