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Georgia woman arrested for hitting dog with frying pan, police say

Alyssa Duval was arrested after a video was posted online of her hitting a dog with a frying pan, according to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office.

Alyssa Duval was arrested after a video was posted online of her hitting a dog with a frying pan, according to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office.  (FOX 5 Atlanta.)

A Calhoun woman has been arrested after a video was posted online of her hitting a dog with a frying pan, according to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office. 

A sheriff's deputy responded to an animal cruelty report on March 11th, just after noon. The complainant, Vera Fowler, told authorities she was notified of a video online showing that her daughter, Alyssa Duval, hit a dog with a frying pan.

Duval was charged with a misdemeanor account of cruelty to animals, according to police. Fowler was not home at the time of the incident, but a witness was, according to the deputy's report.

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According to police, the witness told the deputy that Duval did hit the dog with a frying pan after it urinated on the floor and bit Duval. The deputy observed the dog and found no visible injuries.

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