(CMR) A 37-year-old Trinidad & Tobago man has been charged for child cruelty after he allegedly used an iron bar to beat a boy, who shooed away his dog.
Reports are that the man was at home with the boy, age 14, and his six year old sister, when the dog began attacking the girl.
The 14-year-old intervened, successfully shooing away the dog.
However, the man on seeing the ordeal became enraged and began to choke the boy, later using an iron pipe to beat him until he fell unconscious.
The boy was rushed to the hospital , where a doctor phoned the police.
The man was subsequently charged.