By: KDKA-TV News Staff
CARNEGIE, Pa. (KDKA) – A suspect was charged over the weekend in Carnegie for the escape of a pregnant woman and her dog.
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Police say Melissa Boyrs left the scene after meeting the victim at the intersection of Forsythe Road and Grienbrier Drive on Saturday. The pregnant woman broke her leg.
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Police say they were able to use security materials to track down the affected SUV and lead them to Boyrs.
According to the criminal complaint, Boyrs admitted beating the dog and said she remembered seeing two people next to her vehicle but “went black” and did not remember beating anyone.
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Boyrs faces multiple charges, including aggravated assault and reckless driving.