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Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Beating Dog Inside Harlem Elevator

Police say surveillance video shows a man beating a dog inside an elevator in Harlem on Aug. 26, 2012 (credit: NYPD)

Police say surveillance video shows a man beating a dog inside an elevator in Harlem on Aug. 26, 2012 (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police think they have the man caught on surveillance video beating a dog inside an elevator in Harlem.

It happened at the Wagner Houses on East 120th Street around 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 26.

In the video, a man can be seen hitting and kicking the medium-sized dog multiple times.

Watch the video below: WARNING – IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING

A $2,000 reward had been offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

On Monday, police announced the arrest of Brian Freeman, 28, of East 188th Street in the Bronx.

Freeman is charged with torturing and injury to an animal.