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Woman Wanted For Leaving Scene Of Long Island Crash That Killed Dog

Know her? Suffolk County police are asking for the public's help identifying a woman who hit and killed a dog and then drove away.
Know her? Suffolk County police are asking for the public's help identifying a woman who hit and killed a dog and then drove away. Photo Credit: Suffolk County Police Department

Police are offering a cash reward leading to the arrest of a woman wanted for leaving the scene of a Long Island crash that left a dog dead.

The incident took place around 11:15 p.m., Friday, April 23 when a woman was walking her emotional support dog, Romeo, in Selden, on Pine Street said the Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section.

According to police, the woman was walking her dog "Romeo," when a dark-colored SUV struck the toy poodle, killing it.

The dog, Romeo.

Suffolk County Police Department

The dog’s owner reached into the driver’s vehicle and attempted to stop her but the driver fled the scene, police said.

The suspect is described as being white with blonde shoulder-length hair and in her 30s.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS.

All information will be kept confidential.

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