VIDEO: Woman Orders Dogs to Attack Reporter

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PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — A woman is charged with assault after she threw a rock at a TV cameraman and set her dogs upon a reporter.

The crew was there to tell the woman a suspect had been arrested for shooting her daughter. The daughter is now home and recovering from the shooting.

The video shows Melissa Lawrence throwing a rock, then directing her two pit bulls to attack the crew.

The reporter was bit on the arm.

Lawrence is charged with felony assault with a dangerous weapon.

The Rhode Island TV station, WLNE-TV, said the news crew was on public property.