A man's been sentenced to 26 weeks in prison after being convicted of carrying out an 'horrific' attack on a dog. Last July bull terrier Barney had to be put down after suffering what the RSPCA described as 'one of the worst cases of animal abuse'.
Animal rights activists protested outside Colchester Magistrates' Court where Andrew Summerfield was being sentenced. They were campaigning for tougher punishments for animal cruelty.
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