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CPD Charge Release – South Side Man Charged with Animal Cruelty
5 Feb 2016

4Feb16 Charges for Leon TeagueTeague was arrested after he was identified as the person who deliberately

scalded a cat with a hot liquid. A video of the incident was posted on

Facebook on February 2, 2016, approximately 10:00 p.m. showing Teague

luring a cat onto a rear porch and pouring boiling water onto the cat. The

Chicago Police Department Animal Crimes team along with the Cook County

Sheriffs Department were able to gather information through the course of the

investigation which identified Teague as the offender. Teague was charged

accordingly. No further information is available at this time.