NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) – A complaint about puppies being thrown, kicked and abused in social media videos led to the arrest of a woman from New Haven.

Anizya Elliott was arrested and charged with animal cruelty.



Anizya Elliott.




Police said the incident happened on Sunday.

Officers arrived to a home on Sherman Avenue around 8 p.m. They said they arrested Elliott following an investigation.

Two 6-month-old puppies were seized. They were transported to an animal shelter. No major injuries were reported.

Elliott was released after posting at $10,000 bond and is scheduled to face a judge on May 17.

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