Three teens in Nassau County arrested for animal cruelty

Snapchat video showed bunny being thrown


YULEE, Fla. – The Nassau County Sheriff's Office says three teenagers were arrested Saturday morning and charged with felony cruelty to animals.

The teens, ages 13-14, were arrested at a house on Lina Road.

The Sheriff's Office says it received numerous complaints after a video posted on Snapchat appeared to show the teens throwing the bunny against a wall.

The teens were transferred to the juvenile detention facility in Jacksonville.

The Nassau County Animal Service Facebook page says the rabbit is in its care and has a fractured leg. The bunny won't be available for adoption until its injury has healed.