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Shreveport juvenile charged with animal cruelty after posting puppy abuse

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A disturbing video of a small black and white puppy being hit was posted on Facebook Sunday evening which culminated in Louisiana's Alexandria Police charging a 13-year-old male child with one count of animal cruelty reported the

A social media frenzy began when the underage teen posted the video to his social media page; outraged viewers complained on social media pages and called the Alexandria Police.

Sgt. Bruce Fairbanks, in a prepared statement, reported several complaints had been received, but many of the complaints had been posted on Facebook.

According to, Sgt. Fairbanks stated:

"It is important to note that social media is not the proper method for reporting criminal activity. Many law enforcement agencies do not monitor social media 24/7. In fact, social media contributed to much disinformation regarding this case."

When authorities were able to track down the location of the video, they found the puppy and a male juvenile. The puppy was removed from the home, and is now reported to be doing well at a local animal shelter.

Please report all suspicious animal cruelty incidents directly to police.

The youth has not been identified because of his age.

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