The OPP has released details in an animal cruelty case.

Police say they responded to a 911 call at the end of last month in regards to a report of a dog in distress in Kirkland Lake.

The OPP says after an investigation it has charged a 25-year-old male and 26-year-old female of Kirkland Lake have been charged with Cruelty to Animals

The suspects are set to appear in court in late January.

The OPP says if you do witness animal cruelty to either call the police or local animal control to report it immediately.

(Written by Greg Rosser)