A Massachusetts man was arrested for beating a dog with a baseball bat Friday evening, according to police.
Police responded to a report that Gregory Ostiguy, 50, of New Bedford was beating a dog inside of a vehicle located near Colonial Way in Dartmouth. Dartmouth police determined that Ostiguy did indeed strike the dog and arrested him.
Ostiguy is charged with cruelty to animals.
The dog was transported to a veterinarian and treated for non-life threatening injuries.