PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) – A Facebook post that shows a woman threatening to poison a dog with a lethal dose of food has been debunked by the Phenix City Police Department.
The social media post, allegedly posted by Facebook user Shanna Johnson in June, has been circulating on social media for several weeks. The post threatens a small dog, who allegedly entered a neighboring chicken coop, with ground beef soaked in antifreeze.
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A second post shows the intent to use the antifreeze-induced ground beef as a solution to worrisome pet problems.
The original post has been deleted, but several people have shared screenshots of the original posts across the country.
The Phenix City Police Department, the law enforcement agency in the city where the woman and the dog allegedly live, addressed the controversial posts on their Facebook page, saying it was created to upset animal lovers on social media.
Their post on Thursday says: