Akron Police are looking for a man wanted on animal cruelty and domestic violence charges in connection with a July 4th incident at his home.
Officers are looking for 28-year-old Patrick Palmer of Akron, who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend on Rexford Street by kicking, choking, and shoving her into an SUV parked in the driveway of the home.
Palmer then grabbed a kitten in the front yard, broke the kitten's neck and then threw it at his girlfriend, according to police.
Akron Police Lieutenant Rick Edwards says the incident happened around 1 p.m. July 4th.
Palmer then took off from the area before officers arrived.
Police describe Palmer as a white man standing 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 130 pounds.Anyone with information on him or his whereabouts is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.