Shortsville, N.Y. - Sheriff Deputies in Ontario County say that they charged a man with animal cruelty for kicking and punching a dog .
Deputies say that 27-year-old James Posman was holding his 5-year-old male pitbull down and was punching and kicking the dog. Witnesses asked Posman to stop when he didn’t the on lookers called 911. Posman took the dog with him and left before police arrive.
Deputies eventually find the man at his West Main Street home but the dog had already been taken to another location b his girlfriend.