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Man sentenced on animal cruelty charges

Christopher Skorets will spend up to two years behind bars.

VANDLING, Pa. — A man was sentenced to up to two years behind bars on animal cruelty charges.

Christopher Skorets was sentenced last week in Lackawanna County.

Skorets pleaded guilty in June to aggravated assault, animal cruelty and related offenses.

In September 2018, Skorets threw several cats out of the window at an apartment and threatened his girlfriend and her children.