Police bust cock-fighting ring in east Houston

December 31, 2011 2:47:20 PM PST
Law enforcement thought they were busting up a chop shop, but investigators say it turned out to be a cock-fighting ring.

An anonymous tip regarding cruelty to animals led to the discovery of a cock-fighting ring in progress Saturday.

There was even a concession stand at the site in the 8200 block of Kerr Street in east Houston.

Investigators said they looked around the large building -- possibly an abandoned warehouse -- and saw seven or eight stolen cars and others that were broken down.

Officials have 10 people in custody so far. Charges are pending.

Please stay with Eyewitness News and abc13.com for more details as we continue following this developing story.

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