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Metairie man squeezed hamster to death on purpose

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Vincent Caracci, 21 Vincent Caracci, 21

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - A Metairie man admits he squeezed a hamster to death at a Lakeside Shopping Center pet store.

Nola.com and The Times-Picayune reports 21 year-old Vincent Caracci plead guilty today to aggravated cruelty to animals.
 
A judge order Caracci to serve two years' probation and complete 80 hours of community service.
     
An arrest report says an employee at the now-closed Lakeside Pets told deputies last March that Caracci took a hamster and squeezed it until the animal stopped breathing. 
 

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