Dog shot while attacking deer in Roslyn

Earlier today Abington Township police responded to an incident involving a dog attacking a deer near Bradfield Road and Susquehanna Road in Roslyn (Abington Township). During the attack, bystanders tried separating the animals but were unsuccessful. At that point, one of the bystanders shot the dog.

The person who shot the dog is cooperating with the investigation. The dog is being treated at the Montgomery County SPCA in Conshohocken. Its owner was notified and is with the dog. According to the police report the dog is expected to survive.

The fate of the deer is unknown as it ran into Hillside Cemetery.

If you have any additional information regarding this incident, contact Detective Philip Geliebter at