PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol is trying to find who kicked out a dog out of vehicle and abandoned the animal on the side of Highway 50 in Placerville.
The CHP’s Placerville office says witnesses on Sunday reported seeing a vehicle slow down before someone kicked the dog out and the vehicle sped off.READ MORE: 'Amazon One' Contactless Payment Palm Reader Debuts On Santana Row In San Jose
It says Officer Bryan Merkel quickly got there and rescued the dog before it was hurt.READ MORE: UPDATE: Oakland City Council Meeting Debates Adding Police After Spike in Homicides
The agency is asking anyone with information on who may have abandoned the dog to call CHP Placerville.
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