A police canine is recovering after being severely injured in a hit-and-run close to Groton Police Division headquarters Wednesday night, officers stated.
Bane, a black lab, was struck on Nice Avenue round 4:50 p.m. Police stated after the canine was hit, the car didn’t cease and continued to drive towards Ayer. Bystanders known as in a report, and 4 residents stopped to assist the injured canine.
He was transported to the hospital in a police automotive with a damaged femur, dislocated hip, damaged ribs, and punctured lungs, the division shared on Fb.
Deputy Chief Rachael Bielecki stated Bane is in steady situation at Tufts Animal Hospital. He’ll spend just a few extra days recovering earlier than a hip operation subsequent week.
Bielecki stated the division was grateful for the neighbors who took time to assist Bane. Residents have even introduced playing cards and canine toys to help the Ok-9’s restoration, she stated.
“We’re actually appreciative of the outpouring of help from the members of our neighborhood,” she advised Boston.com. “All of us care right here, and folks within the public additionally care.”
Bane joined the Groton police in 2019.
Groton police stated the incident is beneath investigation. Anybody with info or cameras on Nice Avenue are requested to contact Detective Andrew Davis at 978-448-5555 or at [email protected].
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