South Scotland

Dog found killed on road near Lockerbie

B7076 Image copyright Google
Image caption The dog was found dead on the B7076

Police have appealed for witnesses after a dog was killed on a minor road in Dumfries and Galloway.

The black cocker spaniel was found dead on the B7076 close to the Stevens Croft power plant near Lockerbie at about 07:10 on Wednesday.

Police said it appeared to have been struck by a vehicle which had failed to stop.

PC Nicola Brunton said drivers were required to report such incidents and asked witnesses to come forward.

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