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VIDEO: Woman shoves dog in trunk after animal shelter refuses to euthanize it

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida (WCMH) — A Florida woman is facing an animal cruelty charge after she was seen on video shoving a dog in the trunk of her car.

According to Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, the woman, identified as Sara Perry, showed up at an animal shelter and asked staff to either take her dog or euthanize it. She said she no longer wanted to keep it.

Shelter staff said they were full and could not take the dog, and they do not euthanize animals for the public.

Ivey said Perry became angry and went back to her car. A bystander noticed her putting the dog into the trunk of her car and started recording.

Animal enforcement officers identified Perry, located the dog, and took the dog into custody. Ivey said the dog appeared to be emaciated and not cared for.

HOW MANY TIMES DO I HAVE TO TELL YOU THAT IF YOU ABUSE AN ANIMAL IN BREVARD COUNTY YOU’RE GOING STRAIGHT TO JAIL

Posted by Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida (Official) on Thursday, August 22, 2019

A veterinarian determined the dog was in poor health and malnourished.

Perry was arrested Thursday on a felony animal abuse charge.

“The abuse of this innocent pet makes absolutely no sense and can only be attributed that has zero compassion for animals, and quite frankly shouldn’t be allowed to even own a plant, much less a pet,” said Ivey.

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Police seek help to find missing 30-year-old woman

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police are seeking help to find a missing 30-year-old woman who has a traumatic brain injury.

Eleanor Cole has been missing since Monday. Without a coat, she walked from her home in the 5700 block of East 32nd Street. That’s on the east side south of Massachusetts Avenue between North Ritter Avenue and North Arlington Avenue.

She may not know where she is. She has short-term memory loss and impulse control issues due to the injury, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said in an alert.

Cole was described as 5-feet-2 and 170 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.

Police said anyone who encounters Cole should check her welfare and call the IMPD missing persons unit at 317-327-6160 or IMPD dispatch at 317-327-3811.

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