By Lydia Catling For Mailonline
Published: 12:39 GMT, 28 November 2020 | Updated: 13:46 GMT, 28 November 2020
A woman has admitted attempting to drown a dog which was found in a freezing river with a heavy rock tied to its lead.
Belgian Shepherd Bella was found up to her neck in water in the River Trent after having a carrier bag containing a rock tethered to her leash.
She was saved by a heroic passerby, Jane Harper, who bravely leapt into the water in Farndon, Nottinghamshire, at 8:45am on January 6 this year.
Picture shows Jane Harper of Newark, Notts, rescuing Bella, whose lead had been tied to a rock and thrown in the River Trent
The animal, whose name was recorded on her microchip in 2010 as Bella, was taken to a vet and Charlene Latham, 31, of Newark, has since admitted trying to drown her
The dog's lead was tied to a large rock in a carrier bag. A police officer is pictured above holding the rock
Nottinghamshire Police took the dog to a local vet where she received care and is now in good health.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Charlene Latham, 31, of Newark, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates' Court on November 23.
Jane Harper was out walking on in January afternoon when her friend