A pet dog has been killed in a hit and run incident in a Highland town.
The Jack Russell was struck by a 4x4 vehicle on Wednesday at a pedestrian crossing on Thurso Road, Wick.
At the time the dog was with its owner but was not on a lead.
Northern Constabulary said the vehicle involved was described as being dark in colour and did not stopped following the incident.
Anyone with any information can contact police on 01955 603551 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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