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Buffalo man hits small dog with beer bottle, threatens woman

A 48-year-old Jersey Street man was arrested on aggravated animal cruelty and other charges after he allegedly threw a 40 ounce beer bottle that hit the Cock-A-Poo pet dog of the woman he was arguing with near his home about 2 p.m. Thursdsay.

Robert Collier was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, attempted third-degree assault for allegedly throwing a chunk of ice at the dog owner during their argument and harassment. The police reported no significant injury to the frightened dog. The dog owner told police Collier threatened during their argument to shoot her.