Somerville Police Ask for Public’s Help to Identify Vehicle Involved in 12/22 Crash

Updated: We just found out that Snuggles the dog was found safe.

The Somerville Police Department is seeking any information about a vehicle involved in a Tuesday, December 22, crash. At around 7:52 a.m. a 9-year-old boy was struck at Broadway and Walnut Street while walking his dog.

He sustained minor injuries. The driver did not remain on the scene and police are looking for information that will help identify them. The vehicle allegedly involved in the crash is described as a gold-colored passenger car and it was seen heading east on Broadway. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Teves at 617-625-1600 ext. 7248 or the Station Officer at ext. 7254 or ext. 7250.

The dog, named Snuggles, is also missing. Snuggles was last seen running east on Broadway toward Foss Park and was wearing a red harness. Anyone who sees Snuggles is asked to call 617-625-1212.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings should contact Nency Salamoun in advance at 617-625-6600 x2323 or

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