Woman throws rock, sics dogs on TV crew

WLNE-TV

Melissa Lawrence was arrested and charged with assault by Providence, R.I., police after she threw a rock at WLNE-TV cameraman Marc Jackson and set her dogs upon reporter Abbey Niezgoda.



The video is astonishing.


Lawrence "will be arraigned on two counts of felony assault with a dangerous weapon in Providence District Court on Wednesday afternoon," the station reports.

  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at TBD.com and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.

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