Massachusetts

Police Charge Woman Suspected of Abandoning Puppy in Groveland

The dog was left in an alleyway on Main Street

Groveland Police

Police in Groveland, Massachusetts, are charging a woman who was caught on surveillance footage abandoning a puppy on Monday.

Groveland police said they were called to Main Street around 3 p.m. Monday for a report of an abandoned puppy. They said an Australian Shepherd puppy had been left in an alleyway.

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Police said they have been able to determine via surveillance footage that the woman who abandoned the puppy had blonde hair and was wearing a black Maine School of Law sweatshirt and driving a black Mazda SUV.

The woman was summoned to appear at Haverhill District Court to face an animal cruelty charge.

The dog was not injured.

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