December 1, 2017 11:22 am

Quebec City woman facing animal cruelty charge after videos posted on social media

File photo of a dog.


A Quebec City woman is facing animal cruelty charges after being denounced for videos posted on social media.

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Police say the woman in her 20s was arrested at her apartment and released under a promise to appear at a later date.

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Two dogs and a cat found in the home were seized and put in the care of a local animal refuge.

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Police say they are recommending charges of animal cruelty and bestiality because they believe there was a sexual act between a human and an animal.

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Spokeswoman Cyndi Pare says police received numerous 911 calls about 7 p.m. on Thursday about videos being shared on social media sites.

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Just an hour later, police arrested the woman.

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