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FAIRFIELD, CA -- It's a case of animal abuse, caught on camera in California. Police say they know the woman who's responsible, and are working to track her down.
The viral video's already gotten almost 40,0000 views on Facebook, and more are coming every second. Among those who have clicked the link are officers with both the Fairfield police department and Solano County Humane Animal Services.
"We are currently looking for her at this time. She is from what I understand hiding from us." said Michael Ramirez of the Solano County Humane Animal Services
Animal control says they believe Brandi Chin has abused this dog before.
"She was recently seen walking down the business district in Fairfield and she apparently had the dog by the tail and she was swinging it around."
said Michael Ramirez. "No the dog is not even here."
The surveillance video was shot in front of a home near Texas and Pennsylvania streets in Fairfield. Candy Seward, tells KTXL-TV that her roommate is Chin's boyfriend. The Pug named Ben, was hurt in a heated argument between the couple.
"She got in a fight with her boyfriend and she got upset and she, I don't know took the dog." said Candy Seward, Roommate of Suspect's boyfriend.
"She just took it and threw it?" said reporter Doug Johnson.
"Yeah basically." said Candy Seward.
Seward says she and others in the video wanted to take ben from chin, but she stormed-off with the Pug before anyone could. She agrees ben needs to be taken from her.
"I think that she should be punished and maybe someone should talk to her about animal cruelty." said Candy Seward.
Ramirez believes Chin is hiding in the Vallejo area and hopes people who know where she and Ben are will help end the dog's torture.
"We are looking to file animal cruelty charges against her and have this dog removed from her because the dog doesn't deserve that." said Michael Ramirez.