Pug thrown by California woman on surveillance video found safe, police say

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FAIRFIELD, Calif. — The pug who was seen on surveillance video being thrown by his owner has been found safe, according to Fairfield police.

“Benny the Pug has been located and is safe,” Fairfield police announced on Facebook Friday.

“He was turned over to Humane Animal Services last night and is currently in their care. He was examined by a local vet and found to be uninjured and in good health.”

A surveillance camera at a home in Fairfield caught the brutal attack on the pug last week. Benny’s owner, believed to be a woman name Brandi Chin, is seen allegedly throwing the pug across a driveway.

The video was posted on Facebook and quickly became viral, prompting a police investigation.

Fairfield Police Department and Humane Animal Services of Solano County were searching for Chin. They believed she was in the Vallejo area in California.

On Friday, Fairfield Police Department said Chin has not been found yet.

“We have completed our investigation of this incident and will be forwarding the case to the Solano County District Attorney’s Office. It is believed the suspect has fled the area and is no longer in Solano County,” Fairfield police wrote.