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Police: Woman tried to 'set the puppies free'

Published On: Jan 16 2014 08:02:07 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 16 2014 09:57:43 AM CST
Anouk Govil

WFSB

NORWALK, Conn. (WFSB) -

A Connecticut woman is accused of trying to break into a pet store to "set the puppies free," according to police.

Anouk Govil, 23, was arrested by an officer who said he heard loud banging at the Puppies of Westport store.

The officer said he spotted the woman running away around 2:40 a.m. and caught her with a rock in her hand.

Damage was seen on the store's front door, according to the officer.

When asked what she was doing, Govil told police she wanted to free the puppies.

She was charged with third-degree criminal mischief and posted $500 bond.

Govil is due in court Jan. 21.

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