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Las Vegas police officers rescue dog from hot car amid triple-digit temperatures

Posted at 5:42 PM, Jul 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-12 11:10:37-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police say they helped rescue another dog from a dangerously hot car.

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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Capt. Dori Koren shared a tweet on Sunday about the situation, writing officers had to break a window to get the dog free.

Authorities say the dog was in the car for five hours amid the triple-digit heat but was doing much better after he was out of the vehicle.

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Officers did not immediately report if the owner will face any charges.