Wigan man to be sentenced for inflicting physical abuse on dog

A Wigan man will be sentenced next month for causing unnecessary suffering to a dog.
Watch more of our videos on Shots!
and live on Freeview channel 276
Visit Shots! now

Matthew Hurst, 23, of Bryn Street, Ince, has pleaded guilty to inflicting physical abuse and blunt force trauma on a bull breed-type dog named Congo on or around April 1.

Read More
Hefty fine for Wigan motorist caught behind the wheel while banned from driving

He was remanded on unconditional bail by the bench at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court so a pre-sentence report can be prepared.

Hurst will be sentenced at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court on November 17