SHREWSBURY – The Shrewsbury Police Department is requesting the general public’s help in locating the individual who abandoned a dog on Route 9 Sunday early morning.
According to details released on the SPD social networks accounts, the male German shepherd was found around 10 a.m., connected by its leash to a bench near the Christmas Tree Shops, 1000 Boston Turnpike.
According to witnesses, the individual who connected the dog to the bench was seen leaving the location in a taxi cab.
Police state the dog is neutered and was using a black collar and a chain leash. The dog was not microchipped.
The dog is currently being housed at the Worcester Animal Rescue League however is not available for adoption.
Shrewsbury Police Department are asking anybody who acknowledges this dog or has any details about its owner please to call the Shrewsbury Police head office at 508-845-4681 or Shrewsbury Animal Control at 508-841-8421.