Grayville woman accused of animal cruelty

WHITE CO., IL (WFIE) - A Southern Illinois woman is behind bars tonight accused of animal cruelty.

Grayville police arrested 27-year-old Hanna Smith after officers say they found a 3 to 5 month old puppy malnourished and without food, water, or shelter in the woman's backyard.

Police say the puppy was wearing a body harness that was so tight, it had cut into the dog's side.

The puppy was taken to a local vet and is now in the process of being adopted.

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