Puppy dead after being thrown from car on A1(M) Welwyn junction

PUBLISHED: 14:42 31 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:06 31 October 2018

Puppy dead after being thrown from car on A1(M) Welwyn junction.

Puppy dead after being thrown from car on A1(M) Welwyn junction.

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A puppy has died after being chucked from a moving vehicle on the A1(M) by the junction for Welwyn.

Police received a call at 12.22pm today to reports of an injured puppy on the A1M northbound near junction 6, for Welwyn.

A police spokeswoman said: “Officers attended and sadly found the puppy deceased.

“Both Highways and the RSPCA have also been made aware of the incident.”

Witnesses said they saw the puppy, believed to be a Labrador, being chucked out of the window while the car was moving.

An RSPCA spokesperson said: “This sounds like a very distressing incident.

“If anyone saw what happened to this puppy first hand we would urge them to get in contact with the RSPCA on 0300 123 4999.”

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