The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, picked up a dog while it was being walked by its owner and threw it from a bridge on to a busy road.
Harry the Jack Russell suffered such serious injuries that he had to be put to sleep by a vet.Oooh, what are we going to have?
Something exotic like 'My client has Aspergers', your honour'? Maybe a cultural excuse? 'My client comes from a community that fears and reviles dogs, your honour'?
This week Milton Keynes magistrates heard how the teenager admitted his crime – which he blames on drink and cannabis – and they adjourned the case until next month for sentencing.Ah. Well, the old standbys are the best, aren't they?
The bench has the power to grant a maximum of six months’ imprisonment for a single offence and/or a fine of up to £5,000.I'll be utterly astounded if he gets a custodial.