Social Media Video Shows Teen Igniting Flame Toward Dog, Guilford Co. Sheriff Investigating

Guilford County Animal Cruelty

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- The Guilford County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case of possible animal cruelty after a video surfaced on social media.

The video shows a teenaged girl using an aerosol can and lighter to ignite a flame at a dog, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff's Office says a 13 and 14-year-old girl were involved in the incident. One of the girls was shown in the video, while the other was holding the camera..

Guilford County Animal Control took custody of the dog. The dog was not seriously injured, but it's fur had been burned.

According to the Sheriff's Office, criminal charges may be filed.

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