VIDEO: Woman punches dog near animal shelter

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Colonial Heights, Va. – The Colonial Heights Animal Shelter posted video on its Facebook page that appears to show a woman punching a dog outside the shelter.

The video was taken outside the shelter Monday night, according to the shelter’s Facebook post.

“We need your help to identify this person,” the post read. “Someone dropped off 5 fish tanks full of fish at our shelter. She also punched a dog that was in her vehicle.”

Animal abuse and trespassing charges are pending against the woman, according to a report from WTVR in Richmond, Va.

The woman’s vehicle appears to be a newer model silver or grey Ford Explorer, the post indicated.

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