The Houston girl seen in a viral video kicking and punching a yelping canine stated the canine, which isn’t hers, had simply attacked her 5-year-old son.
Houston Police Division’s Animal Cruelty Unit is investigating the case, however Jay, the accused girl, stated an officer advised her she probably received’t face prices.
Over the weekend, Jay stated her 5-year-old son ran as much as her crying, adopted by a canine she had by no means seen.
“He fell,” Jay stated, referring to her son. “When he fell, the canine jumped on prime of him.”
Jay tried to maneuver the canine, however it “got here again once more and scratched Jace behind the ear.”
The recording picks up seconds later. Jay stated when the canine jumps into her automobile, she is seen kicking and punching at it because it yelps.
“I didn’t submit the video,” Jay stated, including that she doesn’t know who recorded it and doesn’t know the folks seen within the video laughing. “That’s nothing to brag about, preventing a canine.”
“The Kris Kelly Foundation,” a nonprofit primarily based in California that works “to save lots of animals from abuse” posted the video on Fb on Saturday, which has been shared by a whole bunch and seen hundreds of occasions.
The post included Jay’s title, an incorrect deal with, a hyperlink to her Fb web page, different contact data and numbers for Houston Police and CPS.
A whole bunch of strangers have reached out on-line to threaten Jay and her family, they stated.
“Burn in hell,” stated one submit.
“You each deserved to get kicked within the enamel and it’ll occur, don’t fear,” stated one other. “We have now your deal with.”
Jay determined to not ship her son to high school after a couple of particular person on-line threatened to kidnap him, she stated.
“I made a police report, I spoke to the detectives, and I confirmed them the photographs,” Jay added.
The Houston Police Division has its personal Animal Cruelty Unit, and Harris County has an Animal Cruelty Process Pressure. They typically work with the Houston Humane Society and different shelters.
“Sadly, it’s one thing we see typically, we get cruelty circumstances right here loads, a few times per 30 days,” Katie High-quality with the Houston Humane Society stated.
“Any cruelty case that involves us, we get a sure period of time to look over the animal and we now have to doc all the pieces about them, if they’ve any fleas to if they’ve any scaring, or behavioral points,” she stated.
“We glance over the animal, take some x-rays, ensure that if there may be harm, that’s one thing that we will doc in order that we will submit it to the courts,” she added.
An HPD spokesperson declined to speak about potential prices on this case.
Copyright 2020 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.