Montebello police rescue abandoned dumpster dog

Police found and rescued a small white dog abandoned in a dumpster behind a Whittier Boulevard restaurant Tuesday night, officials said.

A tipster called police to report a possibly abandoned dog in a dumpster behind Alondra Hot Wings, 616 W. Whittier Blvd., Montebello Police Sgt. Marc Marty said.

"Officers found a small white dog in a large trash dumpster," he said. "Officers rescued the dog which appeared to be unharmed and in good condition and turned the dog over to (South East Area Animal Control Authority)."

Police referred anyone interested in adopting the dog to SEACCA, at www.seaaca.org.

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