A Peachtree City woman is facing a felony forgery charge after police say she stole $4,800 from an animal shelter’s account at a Sandy Springs bank.

Amy Ervin in a photo provided by the Sandy Springs Police Department.

Amy Ervin, 38, is charged with making the fraudulent withdrawal from the account of PAWS Atlanta, a shelter based in Decatur. Ervin is accused of making the withdrawal from a SunTrust Bank branch at 5550 Northside Drive.

Ervin is being held in the Gwinnett County jail on unrelated charges, according to the Sandy Springs Police Department.

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