Dog struck in hit and run

PORT HAWKESBURY: The RCMP is investigating a recent hit and run involving a dog that occurred on Reeves Street.

On January 26, at approximately 7:30 p.m., a 15-year-old girl was walking a dog across the street at the pedestrian crosswalk in front of Papa’s Pub when a vehicle struck the dog. The driver of the vehicle immediately fled the scene. The dog suffered injuries as a result of the incident and was taken to an animal hospital for treatment.

Through the investigation, police have determined the description of the vehicle to be a small, gold/tan coloured Honda.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Port Hawkesbury RCMP at 902-625-2220. Those who wish to remain anonymous can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 plus a message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at: www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.