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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Las Vegas police rescue dog trapped in hot car

Posted at 10:48 PM, Jul 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-13 10:25:18-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A new body camera video from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows officers breaking into a vehicle to save a dog that was stuck inside, in the heat.

In the video, officers got a call from a person who noticed a dog in distress inside an SUV.

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Officers were forced to break the window to get the dog out.

The owner, who was shopping inside of a store, was arrested, according to police.

If you see an animal in a hot vehicle, call 3-1-1.