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Police smash car window with baton to save dogs in distress

The pair of hot dogs had reportedly been inside the vehicle for an hour, according to a police inspector

Police smashed a car window open with a baton to rescue two dogs trapped in a hot car.

The panting pooches were seen barking in "distress" in a residential Hammersmith street on Wednesday (July 5) morning.

The two black panting pooches were locked in a car in Hammersmith(Image: Insp Richard Berns)

Inspector Richard Berns of Hammersmith and Fulham borough police reported that his team were on hand to set them free from the vehicle, at around 8.30am.

The dogs were freed after a police inspector smashed the car window open(Image: Insp Richard Berns)

He told getwestlondon : "The dogs were left in the car for at least an hour, according to witnesses, and they were barking in seeming distress.

"They were given back to a very apologetic owner with some advice about dog care."

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