UPDATE: Suspect Arrested In Service Dog Hit-And-Run

UPDATED Friday, June 15, 2012 --- 3:00 p.m.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- Waukesha police have arrested a man suspected in a hit-and-run that killed a service dog.

An officer on Thursday evening spotted a sport utility vehicle matching the description of the one involved in the June 8 hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian and killed her service dog. The SUV turned out to be the one police were seeking.

Police arrested a 29-year-old Milwaukee man. Police say he admitted his involvement in the hit-and-run of the woman but said he did not realize he had struck the dog.

The suspect was cited for hit and run causing injury, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, and failure to yield right of way while making a left-hand turn. He was released.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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Posted Monday, June 11, 2012 --- 5:20 p.m.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- Waukesha police are asking for the public's help in finding the driver who struck and killed a service dog.

The driver struck a pedestrian and her service dog last Friday night around 9:45 p.m. The pedestrian was hurt and her service dog was killed.

The vehicle is described as a cream or light-colored 1993-95 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. The sport utility vehicle will have damage to the front quarter panel on the passenger side.

The registration plates have the numbers `22" in the plate.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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