Man accused of punching puppy in Green Island

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A West Virginia man is facing charges, accused of punching a puppy in Green Island.

Police say someone called them, claiming a man was caught on video punching a 5-month-old Australian Shepherd.

Police say the video shows Jordan France hitting the dog in the head and neck, causing the dog to whimper in pain.

France was later arrested, and the puppy was checked by animal control officers.

France was charged with one count of torturing or injuring an animal.