Brooksville man charged with animal cruelty, dog fighting - FOX 13 News

Brooksville man charged with animal cruelty, dog fighting

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BROOKSVILLE (FOX 13) -

Police accuse a 20-year-old man of locking an injured and starving dog inside a utility room at a vacant home.

Blake Worley is facing animal cruelty charges, and Brooksville police tell us the dog clearly was used in dogfights.

According to investigators, the dog had no water and was bleeding. It was taken to Hernando County Animal Services but did not survive.

Officers say Worley confessed to animal cruelty.

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