MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A man is facing aggravated animal cruelty charges after police say he was caught on video punching a dog in Lee County, Florida.

“Police were made aware of doorbell video that showed 28-year-old Joshua Schlotmann punching ‘Thanos,’ his own dog,” Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno said in a Facebook post.

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Marceno said Schlotmann “delivered three closed-fisted blows” to the dog, police said.

Lee County Domestic Animal Services took custody of the dog.

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Schlotmann was detained and interviewed by detectives and was subsequently arrested.

Schlotmann is facing aggravated animal cruelty F.S.S 828.12(2), Inflict Pain/Torture/Serious Injury/Death to an animal.

Marceno said he won’t stand for animal abuse and “will keep throwing these abusers in jail until they get the message.”

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