A MAN was reportedly caught on CCTV abusing a small dog.

The 26-year-old entered the Clyde Court flats, Littleholm Place, on September 26 at around 7.30pm when he carried out the alleged attack on the animal.

The dog was reportedly beat up, before the man entered the lift with the pet and allegedly continued to batter it.

Police officers attended and removed the dog from his care.

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He was charged under the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 and will be subject of a report to the procurator fiscal.