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York Co. teen charged for allegedly killing classroom pet gerbil, officials say

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Posted at 10:54 AM, Sep 30, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-30 10:56:47-04

York County, Va. – A teen girl has been charged with cruelty to animals after authorities say she killed a classroom pet.

On September 19, 2014, a 17-year-old girl, who is a student at Grafton High School, allegedly became upset and killed the classroom pet gerbil, according to
Lt. Dennis Ivey of the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office.

The teen has been charged with cruelty to animals, Lt. Ivey says.

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