Published: 02/05/2018 12:20 - Updated: 02/05/2018 12:50

Search for motorist after dog's death


dog dead bichon frise
A bichon frise similar to the one killed
POLICE are searching for a motorist who allegedly failed to stop after an accident which killed a pet dog.


The collision happened on Stotfield Road in Lossiemouth at about 6pm on Saturday, April 28.

It involved a white Volkswagen truck or similar vehicle and a small white Bichon Frise dog

Investigating officer PC Vicki Marshall of the Lossimouth Community Policing Team said: "This has been a deeply distressing incident for the dog’s owner.

"It is understood that there were witnesses and people did stop to help however the dog owner was too upset to take their details.

"A couple in a dark coloured Fiat 500 were among the potential witnesses.

"I would be grateful if those who witnessed the incident or stopped to help could contact us on 101.

"I would also like to take this opportunity to remind all motorists of their responsibilities to stop and report incidents which causes damage or injury to another person, vehicle, property or animal."

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