Richmond, VA _  UPDATE:  Richmond Police have arrested and charged a 14-year-old with cruelty to animals in connection with the death of a cat, and they continue to search for two more teens. 


Police say the 3 entered a yard that didn't belong to them, and prompted their dogs to kill the family's cat.




Richmond Police are asking for the public’s help to identify three juveniles who intentionally allowed their dogs to kill a family’s cat.


At approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, the three juveniles were seen entering a yard that was not theirs in the 2100 block of Selden Street and intentionally provoking their dogs to attack and kill a cat.



The boys, who could face charges of animal cruelty among others, can be seen in the attached photos.


Detectives ask anyone with any information about this crime to please call Lt. Jody Blackwell at (804) 646-3387 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.