A dog, left alone for two weeks in an apartment without food or water, appears to have not eaten for months, according to Largo Police.
Layla, a seven year old boxer, was left along for about two weeks without food or water in Christopher David Robalino’s unit at Somerset Apartments, according to a police report.
Robalino, 33, of Largo, asked a friend to watch the dog while he was not at home but that apparently did not take place, according to the report.
Layla was found outside the apartment by a neighbor Sept. 6. The emaciated animal appeared to have not eaten in months, police said. Her ribs and skeletal structure were clearly visible, investigators said.
Robalino was arrested and charged with cruelty to animals. He was released on $5,000 bond.Layla was taken to Pinellas County Animal Services for assessment and treatment.