ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany police are trying to determine who threw a dog out of a moving vehicle Wednesday morning.
Police said that they spoke with a witness who saw an unknown person throw a dog out of a vehicle in the 700 block of North Westover Boulevard, around 7 a.m. and then fled the scene.
The witness stated that it was someone in the passenger side of a red Ford pickup truck in the southbound lane that threw the animal out. The lab mix's external injuries include lacerations to its front left-side leg and a small abrasion on the right side of his face. He also has a broken rib and a collapsed lunch and was transported to the vet.
The owner Kris Morrill said that the dog was in the rear of his truck when he went in to order food at Waffle House, when he returned the animal was missing.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers ore Albany police at 229-431-3288.