Prosecutors: Steven Errante, of Dix Hills, facing sex charge in attack on dog

Police say Steven Errante struck the dog, which

Police say Steven Errante struck the dog, which suffered fractures to her head and face, and a broken forearm. (February 24, 2014 7:13 PM)

A man from Dix Hills is facing disturbing new charges after being accused of beating a dog so badly that it had be euthanized.

Steven Errante, 26, is facing charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, petit larceny and sexual misconduct. Prosecutors say the misconduct charge stems from an investigation that revealed Errante had sex with the dog before he beat it with a baseball bat back in December.

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