Man allegedly beat, strangled dog

January 6, 2009 7:19:19 AM PST
A Goldsboro man is accused abusing his dog in front of a school bus full of children.Donald Hatem, 47, faces felony animal abuse charges after he allegedly strangled and beat his dog.

The Wayne County Department of Animal Control was able to rescue the animal.

Justin Scally, director of the animal control department, filed the charges against Hatem.