Couple charged after leaving dog outside in the freezing cold

Ivan Bailey. (Photo: Steelton Borough Police Department)

A Pennsylvania man and woman have been charged for leaving their husky chained outside with no food, water or shelter for hours.

Ivan Bailey and Catherine Shoenberger are facing charges of cruelty to animals, obstruction of justice. neglect of an animal, failure to have their dog vaccinated and failure to have a dog licensed.

On New Year's Eve, Steelton Police started investigating the 300 block of Lincoln Street, in response to complaints from neighbors.

Officers found the husky whining outside in 13 degree weather. Its cries had elicited multiple police calls from neighbors.

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