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Woman charged after allegedly kicking dog, punching Good Samaritan

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OAKVILLE, Ont. – Police say a woman is facing charges after allegedly kicking a dog and punching a Good Samaritan in Oakville on Monday evening.

Halton regional police say a number of bystanders saw a woman “forcefully” kicking a dog in the chest and stomach.

The dog was reportedly on a leash, and not acting aggressively.

Police say a number of citizens intervened and the woman allegedly punched one of the Good Samaritans in the face.

They say woman was charged with assault and causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.

Police say the dog was transferred into the care of a relative.