NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested Sunday night after he was caught on video running over a dog — on purpose.
Robert Joseph Kayat, 29, is charged with felony animal cruelty, WESH reported.
Video provided to authorities shows Kayat swerve at the dog before running it over.
After the dog was hit, Kayat get out of his truck, kicked the animal and then drove away.
The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said the dog did not survive.
You may have seen a disturbing video of a vehicle running over a dog. We saw it & can confirm it happened in our area & the dog did not survive.
Deputies have ID'd the driver and are charging him with aggravated animal cruelty.
We'll update you as the arrest is processed. pic.twitter.com/sAMlvh736B
— Volusia Sheriff (@VolusiaSheriff) June 3, 2019