Man arrested on dogfighting charges in Richmond

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT)  - A man is in jail, charged with organizing dog fights in South Richmond.

Robert Robinson was arrested today. He has been accused of fighting pitbulls in his mother's home.

Animal control seized 12 dogs this week. Robinson was convicted of organizing dog fights in the city back in 2005.

He was out of jail awaiting trial in North Carolina when Richmond police picked him up today.

We'll have much more on this breaking story in our newscasts tonight. 

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