OMAHA, Neb. – A woman accused of trespassing into a Nebraska zoo to pet a tiger has pleaded not guilty to charges.
An attorney for Jacqueline Eide entered the plea Tuesday on her behalf. Eide faces charges including trespassing and criminal mischief.
The 33-year-old Eide is accused of trespassing at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo following a social function on Halloween at the facility. Authorities say she was bitten by a tiger when she reached into an exhibit.
Omaha television station WOWT reports (http://bit.ly/1HEMKKh ) Eide went to a hospital for treatment to a severe hand wound. Police say she acted aggressively and appeared to be intoxicated.
Information from: WOWT-TV, http://www.wowt.com