Columbus woman arrested, charged with animal cruelty

Columbus woman arrested, charged with animal cruelty

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus woman has been arrested for allegedly leaving a small dog inside a vehicle for an extended period of time.

Amber Patterson, 25, is charged with Cruelty to Animals after a witness observed a small dog left inside a vehicle in a parking lot at 2000 10th Avenue.

The incident was reported to police Wednesday, June 17 at 3:45 p.m. and took place between 2:30-3:30 p.m.

No further details are available at this time.

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