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Katonah Woman Leaves Dog Inside Hot Car In Yorktown, Police Say

Triangle Shopping Center in Yorktown Heights.
Triangle Shopping Center in Yorktown Heights. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A Bedford woman has been charged after leaving a dog inside her hot car with the windows closed at the Triangle Shopping Center in Yorktown Heights on Wednesday, Yorktown Police announced Thursday morning.

Police say they received a call at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday saying that the dog was locked inside the car. Police responded and after observing a multi-colored Basset Hound inside the vehicle were able to identify the owner at the scene.

Lynda O'Hanlon, a resident of Diane Court in Katonah, was charged with confining a dog inside a motor vehicle, a violation of Yorktown's town code.

She was processed at the scene and issued an appearance at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday at the shopping center, police said. O'Hanlon is due to appear in Yorktown Town Court on Aug. 8.

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