Police charge Bristol juvenile with animal cruelty

A Bristol juvenile is facing animal cruelty charges after police investigated a social media post of someone killing and mutilating a rabbit on Sunday.

According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, officers identified the suspect as a 13-year-old boy in Bristol, who was issued a juvenile summons and charged with cruelty to animals. He will appear in juvenile court in New Britain, the release said.

The investigation remains ongoing.