DARTMOUTH (CBS) – A New Bedford man is facing animal cruelty charges after he allegedly beat his dog with a baseball bat.

Dartmouth Police were called about the attack, which happened inside a car near Colonial Way.

Gregory Ostiguy. (Image Credit: Dartmouth Police)

Officers found the vehicle and after an investigation they arrested 50-year-old Gregory Ostiguy.

The dog was taken to an area veterinarian. It suffered non-life threatening injuries in the attack.