BRISTOL, Conn. — A Connecticut teen is facing animal cruelty charges after police traced a social media post showing someone killing and mutilating a rabbit.

Police say they were able to identify the 13-year-old and locate him in Bristol after the video surfaced Sunday.

The teen, whose identity is being withheld due to his age, has been issued a juvenile court summons and charged with cruelty to animals.

Police say they are continuing to investigate.

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