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Seneca Falls man accused of leaving dog tied to poll after trying to give it away

Police report the arrest of a 29-year-old Seneca Falls resident following an animal abandonment investigation.

Alejandro Villarreal Jr., 29, was charged with animal abandonment as a misdemeanor after leaving a small dog tied to a poll after attempting to give it away to a stranger.

The dog, named Mimi was turned over to dog control and was unharmed.

Villareal was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge at a later date.