Penticton RCMP search for an aggressive dog that got out of a vehicle during a traffic stop at Skaha Lake Road and Channel Parkway on Monday, Jan. 2. (File photo)

Penticton RCMP search for an aggressive dog that got out of a vehicle during a traffic stop at Skaha Lake Road and Channel Parkway on Monday, Jan. 2. (File photo)

RCMP warn about aggressive dog on the loose in Penticton

Large brown Mastiff dog escaped a vehicle at Skaha Lake Road and Channel Parkway

Penticton RCMP warned the public this week about an aggressive dog that got loose and ran away during an impaired driving investigation near the intersection of Skaha Lake Road and Channel Parkway on Monday, Jan. 2.

During a traffic stop, at around 1 p.m., the driver’s large, brown Mastiff dog escaped their vehicle on Skaha Lake Road near Edgewater Motel.

Before running away, police say the dog was aggressive with both an officer and bystander.

The public is asked to call the police or the SPCA if they spot the dog.

There was a heavy police presence in the area for much of the afternoon as a result of the incident.

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