October 25, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two cats were killed after a man ripped them away from their owner and threw them into San Francisco Bay.
Animal Care and Control Capt. Vicky Goldbach says witnesses saw a man approach a woman at Pier 14 on Tuesday at about 4:20 p.m.
Goldbach says the man took all the woman's belongings - including a carrier that held both cats - and tossed them into the water.
She says authorities retrieved the victims' possessions but not before the cats had drowned.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the victim was too distraught to provide much information to investigators but that she said she didn't know the man who killed her animals.
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