Gold Coast cat killing and arson: man charged

The torched car. Photo: Kendall Gilding/Seven News
The torched car. Photo: Kendall Gilding/Seven News

GOLD  Coast police have charged a Southport man over the alleged killing of a cat and arson drama in Arundel last week.

Just before 2.45am on June 16, a man attended an address on Hazel Court, where it will be alleged that he set a vehicle on fire that was parked in the driveway.

It will be further alleged that he killed a cat during the incident and wilfully damaged the garage door of the residence.

The 19-year-old Southport man has been charged with one count each of injuring animals by night, arson and wilful damage.

He will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Topics:  animal cruelty arson car fire cat gold coast

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