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Macon men charged with dogfighting after animals found injured

Two Macon men have been charged with dogfighting and cruelty to animals after police officers found theminside an abandoned apartment building with bloodied pit bulls, according to a Macon police report.

Officers were dispatched to 4052 Forest Ave. at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday after dogfighting and allegeddrug activity was reported, according to the report.

Upon approaching the door, officers said they could hear several men talking and after pushing the dooropen they saw four men and several pitbulls running toward a back door, according to the report.

Two of the men, 31-year-old Anthony Jennings Jr. and 25-year-old Robert Ketchup, were taken into custody and charged with dogfighting and cruelty to animals.

Their dogs, covered on the face and neck with blood, also were seized and taken to the animal shelter,according to the report.

For more on this story, come back to macon.com or read Thursday's Telegraph.

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