Update: YH understands that Essex Police have arrested a teenager in suspicion of animal cruelty. He remains in custody.
ESSEX Police has pledged to investigate claims that a Harlow teenager viciously assaulted a cat.
Images were placed on social media of a teenager holding the cat.
One image has him holding a cat. The words underneath state: “…a flying cat and listen to the noise it makes.”
Another image has him holding the cat by the tail.
A third image appears to show a black cat in mid-air.
The images have produced shock and outrage among Harlow residents.
One resident, alerted the Harlow Community Policing team on Twitter.
They stated: “We are happy to look into it. Please give us a call.”
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