A New Haven woman is facing a cruelty to animals charge after police received a tip about videos on social media showing puppies being thrown, kicked, and abused, according to authorities.
New Haven police were contacted about the videos Sunday.
Officers went to a home on Sherman Avenue around 8 p.m. Sunday and arrested Anizya Elliot.
Police also seized two 6-month-old puppies and brought them to the city's animal shelter. Neither dog suffered major injuries, police said.
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Elliot was released after posting $10,000 bond. She is due in court on May 17.