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Cops: Man threw dog from vehicle

Posted by Kelsey Wheatcroft - email

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Evansville Police are looking for a suspect they believe threw a dog out his car window on U.S. 41.

The case of animal cruelty happened Saturday morning.

A witness told police the suspect swerved several times on U.S. 41 near Washington Avenue, then tossed a white dog out of the drivers side window.

According to the police report, the dog landed on the pavement and was immediately struck by another vehicle and killed.

Animal control officials will freeze the dog in case it is needed for further investigation.

EPD need your help finding the vehicle in which the dog was thrown from.

Witnesses say the vehicle was a 1991 red Mazda, with an Indiana license plate reading 169809.

If you see this vehicle, you are encouraged to contact authorities, and you can remain anonymous.

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