Man Charged After Dog Running At Large Attacks, Kills Neighbor's Cat In Northern Westchester

A man has been charged after police say his dog ran at large, attacked and killed a neighbor’s cat in Northern Westchester.

Pine Brook Court in Yorktown.
Pine Brook Court in Yorktown. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

Yorktown Police issued a criminal summons to Timothy Keane, 54, of Yorktown on Saturday, Nov. 2.

According to police, a witness reported observing a neighbor’s dog attack another neighbor’s cat on Pine Brook Court on Friday, Sept. 27 around 5 p.m.

Further investigation revealed that a rust-colored Rhodesian Ridgeback dog under Keane’s care was running at large in the area when it attacked and killed a neighbor’s cat, according to police.

Officers arrested Keane on a criminal summons with charges for allowing a dog to run at large, a violation of the Yorktown Town Code.

Keane was released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Court on Thursday, Nov. 21.

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