AVENTURA, Fla. – A South Florida woman has been arrested after surveillance video inside an elevator in Aventura showed her repeatedly kicking and abusing a small dog, authorities announced on Thursday.
Police said the incident happened Sept. 20 inside an elevator at Artech Condominiums at 2950 NE 188th St.
Detectives identified Keevonna Wilson, 24, as the woman in the video and arrested her Sept. 26 on an animal cruelty charge.
The dog was removed by Miami-Dade Animal Services investigators and received medical treatment.
According to the dog's medical report that was taken Sept. 27, the dog appeared to generally be in good health, but appeared to be in pain when its abdomen and lower back were touched.
The report stated that the dog had bruises on its abdominal area and the outside part of its ears.
Miami-Dade County Animal Services spokeswoman Lilian Bohorquez said in an email that the dog is being cared for at a Miami-Dade Animal Services-approved foster home.
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