NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a $2,000 reward for information related to a dog that was pushed out of a car in Coram.

SPCA officials said a call came into their office on Thursday from a woman who said she witnessed a blue-colored SUV stop along Sun Valley Dr. in Coram, open the passenger door, and push a small white-colored dog with a bushy tail out of the door and then drive away.

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The witness described the driver as a white male wearing a baseball hat.

The dog was sitting by the curbside and appeared to be very nervous, the SPCA said.

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Chief Roy Gross, of the Suffolk County SPCA, said the incident was a cowardly act and a crime.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722.  All calls will be kept confidential.

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