Utah police investigate after dog was shot or stabbed in backyard

(Photo courtesy of Utah County Sheriff's Office) Police are seeking information about what happened to Lucy the dog. Lucy was either stabbed or shot by a bow and arrow while in her backyard in Elk Ridge on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019.

Police are searching for a person who either shot or stabbed a dog named Lucy in her owner’s backyard in Elk Ridge.

The woman came home Tuesday afternoon and found Lucy injured, the Utah County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. A veterinarian said it seems the dog was stabbed or shot with a bow and arrow.

“Fortunately, it appears that Lucy will make a full recovery at home. Unfortunately, we don’t know who is responsible for Lucy’s injuries,” according to the release.

Anyone with information can call 801-794-3970 and reference case number 19UC09615.