Teen accused of pouring boiling water on cat

Leon Teague, 18, of Chicago. (Chicago Police Department)

An 18-year-old boy faces animal cruelty charges after a video was posted of him allegedly pouring boiling water onto a cat, police said.

Leon Teague, of Chicago, was arrested after officials said he was identified in a Facebook video showing him luring a cat onto a rear porch and pouring boiling water on the animal.

Teague is scheduled to appear in bond court on Friday.
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