HOUSTON -

A man has been arrested, accused of leaving a dog tangled around a tree.

Carlos Sosa has been charged with cruelty to animals.

According to court documents, on July 24, a Harris County officer responded to a call about dog being in danger.

When he arrived at a home in southeast Houston, officers said he found a dog at the end of a 20 foot nylon cord.

The other end was attached to a 25 pound weight and the cord was also tangled around a tree branch, police said.

Investigators talked with neighbors and was told the dog had been there for a couple of days.

Police arrested Carlos Sosa.

He posted a $5,000 bond.

Sosa is set to be arraigned on July, 31.