Houston man charged after kicking 10-day old puppy in ribs, authorities say

Justin Miles
Justin Miles

HOUSTON – A 37-year-old Houston man is facing animal cruelty charges after authorities said he kicked a puppy at 14910 Stuebner Airline Road on July 20.

Justin Miles kicked a 10-day old puppy in the rib/torso area around 2 p.m. that day, according to authorities.

The current condition of the puppy is not known.

Court records show Miles was convicted of assaulting a family member in February 2016.

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