Police: Pit bull puppy abandoned in Palos Park

A dog abandoned Monday evening in Palos Park | Palos Park police

PALOS PARK (STMW) - Police in southwest suburban Palos Park are trying to find the person who abandoned a pit bull puppy Sunday evening.

Officers were called to the intersection of 123rd and Post about 5:30 p.m. after a pit bull puppy was found abandoned in the roadway, police said.

The dog was taken to the Chicago Ridge Animal Welfare League, police said.

Someone driving a white sedan with Illinois license plates ending in “796″ dropped off the dog, police said.

Anyone with information on the driver is asked to call police at (708) 671-3770.