Sydney woman charged after allegedly killing dog

A dog died after her throat was reportedly cut in the early hours of Saturday morning during a domestic dispute, with a woman due to face court.

On Saturday afternoon, NSW Police arrested a 24-year-old woman in Surry Hills in relation to the incident after the dog named Rocky died while receiving emergency treatment at a vet.

After an early morning incident at a unit in Marrickville, in the inner west of Sydney, police said the 13-year-old English Staffordshire Bull Terrier sustained injuries to his leg.

Police called to the scene found a 44-year-old woman, Rocky ‘s owner, trying to treat the puppy.

Rocky would be reported to have been injured during a domestic dispute.

The 24-year-old woman is believed to have fled the scene but was discovered at Surry Hills about 15 hours later and is due to face Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday.

She was charged with torturing, assaulting and causing the death of an animal, two counts of threatening or bullying with the intention of inducing fear of physical harm, two counts of breaching an apprehended order of abuse, using a carriage service to intimidate, harass or offend and two violations of bail.

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