A dog has been killed in a hit-and-run on a north-east road.
The white Bichon Frise was hit by a white Volkswagen truck or similar vehicle, which failed to stop, on Stotfield Road in Lossiemouth at around 6pm on Saturday.
The dog sadly died as a result.
Investigating officer Pc Vicki Marshall said: “This has been a deeply distressing incident for the dog’s owner.
“It is understood that there were witnesses and people did stop to help however the dog owner was too upset to take their details.
“A couple in a dark coloured Fiat 500 were among the potential witnesses.
“I would be grateful if those who witnessed the incident or stopped to help could contact us on 101.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to remind all motorists of their responsibilities to stop and report incidents which causes damage or injury to another person, vehicle, property or animal, (including dogs, horses, cattle and sheep), by providing your details to those involved and/or the police.
“Failing to exchange details or report an incident is an offence.
“Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 3665 of April 28.
“Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”