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Man accused of hitting dog with beer bottle

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 cockapoo pet dog of the woman he was arguing with near his home at about 2 p.m. Thursday.

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.