Dallas police trying to identify woman in video who turns on dryer with dog inside

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DALLAS, Texas (WTHR) – Dallas police are trying to identify a woman in a video that has sparked outrage.

The video that was streaming live on Instagram showed the young woman pick up her small dog, put it in the dryer and then turn on the dryer with the dog inside. She is heard laughing throughout the video.

Several people commented online that the woman is from Dallas, WFAA reports.

In the video, the woman then takes the dog out of the dryer and it appears to be OK but then runs away from the woman, cowering under a table.

According to WFAA, Dallas police officials confirmed Monday that they are investigating with Dallas Animal Services.

If anyone has information or knows the woman, contact Det. Hannah Tamez at 214-329-8944.