Dog thrown out of car in Newtownabbey rescued by PSNI

The young American Bull Stafford mix is with police.
-Credit: (Image: PSNI Newtownabbey)


Police believe a dog thrown out of a car in Co Antrim may have been stolen and is missing from his home.

PSNI Newtownabbey received a report late on Saturday, June 1 that a dog had been dumped from a black car in the Whitehouse Park area of Newtownabbey.

A police spokesperson said: "The dog which is pictured below is currently safe and well with police.

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"He is very friendly, seems to be well looked after and was missing his owner very much.

"We are concerned this dog may have been stolen from a loving family and subsequently dumped.

"If you recognise this dog or believe you know who he belongs to please get in contact by phoning 101 and quoting serial number 2137 of 01/06/24."

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