Posted on 5th June 2014
A four-month-old German Shepherd puppy was rescued after it was found in a parked car with the windows closed.
The dog was locked in a car parked at Pets At Home, in Ravenside Retail Park, Chesterfield, when it was spotted by a member of the public.
Police were called and, after reporting it to the RSPCA, officers decided to smash one of the windows on the car and rescue the dog.
PC Steve O’Callaghan, from Chesterfield Safer Neighbourhood Team, retrieved the puppy and handed it over to staff from Pets at Home, who gave it water.
The dog is now in the care of the RSCPA, which is investigating the incident. The rescue happened at about 11.30am on Tuesday, May 27.
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Pictured right: PC Steve O'Callaghan, with the rescued puppy.