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Andre Robinson Kicks Cat On Video, The Internet Tracks Him Down

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If there is one way to really infuriate the internet, it's to hurt animals.

So when Andre Robinson and his friends allegedly posted a video of him luring in a friendly cat, only to kick it viciously into the air, the internet justice mob tracked him down.

Eagle-eyed viewers of the video found that it was shot in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York, after it was shared thousands of times, according to New York Magazine.

Police quickly tracked down Robinson and arrested him on a charge of aggravated criminal assault.

An arrest report obtained by the paper states that the poor kitty flew about 20 feet. Veterinarians said a fall from that height could have caused serious injury to the animal.

Cops said it was a planned attack, in which Robinson said, "Watch this," before tempting the cat over with a few head scratches before .

Neighborus said the stray had been hanging around for months and was playful and friendly, but they haven't seen him in days.

The 21-year-old has eight prior arrests, including one for a knifepoint robbery in 2011, the New York Daily News reports.

This is what eventually led cops to Robinson, who was familiar with police at an area precinct:

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