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State troopers are investigating an animal cruelty case

Published On: Sep 03 2014 12:36:00 PM EDT

Brad C. Bower/AP

Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a woman who reportedly threw a dog out of a SUV and beat the animal with a stick.

State troopers said it happened on August 3 in the area of Craig Meadows Road at approximately 5 p.m in Smithfield Township, Monroe County.

A witness told police a yellow Ford Escape pulled on the side of the road and a woman with reddish brown hair threw the dog out of the vehicle.


The witness explained the woman kicked and struck the dog with a stick and threw the dog back in the vehicle.

The driver took off in an unknown direction.

If anyone knows any information about this incident contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Swiftwater.