- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 1, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A woman accused of trespassing into a Nebraska zoo to pet a tiger has pleaded not guilty to charges.

An attorney for Jacqueline Eide entered the plea Tuesday on behalf of his client. She faces charges that include trespassing and criminal mischief.

The 33-year-old Eide is accused of trespassing at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo following a social function on Halloween at the facility. Authorities say she was bitten by a tiger when she reached into an exhibit.

Omaha television station WOWT reports (https://bit.ly/1HEMKKh ) Eide went to a local hospital for treatment to a severe hand wound. Police say she acted aggressively and appeared to be intoxicated.

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Information from: WOWT-TV, https://www.wowt.com

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