3 Nassau teens charged after Snapchat video showing bunny being thrown circulates

by: Kevin Clark, Action News Jax Updated:

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. - Three teen girls are charged with animal cruelty after a Snapchat video that shows a bunny being thrown around a room was posted on a Facebook group created by Nassau County residents.

It happened at a house on Lina Road in Fernandina Beach, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Bill Leeper said deputies were at the home early Saturday morning. 

NCOS said the three girls are between the ages of 13 and 14 and will be turned over to the Duval Juvenile Detention Center.

Officials say the teens may be turned over to their parents after that.

The bunny was taken to Nassau County Animal Services. He has a fractured leg and other minor injuries and won't be available for adoption for a while as he receives additional care, Nassau County Animal Services posted on its Facebook page.

A handful of people have already expressed interest in adopting the bunny.


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