Man Charged For Neglecting Horses

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by WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE,NC--Animal Control was called to intervene after they received reports of malnourished horses in northwest Charlotte.

The owner of the horses received charges after CMPD Animal Care and Control say they found eight underfed horses living in unsafe conditions.

Animal control reports when they saw the horses their rib and hip bones were clearly visible.

The horses were reported to be held in a pasture on Peach Tree Road, owner, Amos Hendricks, says he was paying someone to take care of the animals but they just took his money and neglected the horses.

Hendricks faces eight counts of animal cruelty but could go to court to get the horses back if he is found not guilty.

 

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