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Mahoning County Deputy saves dog from hot car

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A Boardman woman pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges after she allegedly left her dog inside a hot car for about 30 minutes.

A Mahoning County Sheriff's Deputy says 63-year-old Kathryn Brocker left her yellow Labrador inside the car while she did “personal business” at the county courthouse.

According to a report, the deputy was able to unlock the car door and rescue the dog through a window that was partially open. The report says the temperature outside was about 92 degrees.

The deputy says the dog felt hot to touch and was panting.  The dog drank an entire bowl of water according to the report.

Officers were able to get a hold of Brocker after finding a phone number on the dog's tag.

Brocker was allowed to leave with her dog.

She is expected to appear in court again on July 26. 

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