29/11/2015 15:59 GMT | Updated 29/11/2015 16:59 GMT

Woman, Katie Brown, Who Duct-Taped Her Dog's Mouth Shut Hunted By Police

A woman is being hunted by police after duct-taping her dog's mouth shut and posting a picture of it on Facebook.

Katie Brown uploaded the photo with the caption: "This is what happens when you dont shut up!"

This is what happens when you dont shut up!!!

Posted by Katie Brown on Friday, November 27, 2015

The picture has been shared over 370,000 times and police in Daytona, Florida, are investigating.

Wow. Love the outpouring of concern for the dog shown in disturbing Facebook posting. Thank you. Good people with good...

Posted by City of South Daytona on Friday, November 27, 2015

Brown later tried to play down the incident.