NORTHGLENN, Colo. — A couple's dog was seriously injured when it was struck by a vehicle that left the scene, according to Northglenn police.

Police said officers were called to a residential area near West 104th Avenue and North Pecos Street at around 3 a.m. Saturday for a welfare check after receiving a report that someone was screaming. 

A couple told officers they were walking their dog when someone ran a stop sign and hit them and their dog before taking off. 

The man and woman had minor injuries, but the dog was seriously hurt, police said.

The officers took the couple and the dog to a 24-hour veterinary clinic, where the dog underwent surgery, according to police. The couple said it is expected to survive.

The couple was unable to provide any suspect information, and the incident is under investigation, according to police.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Northglenn PD at 303-450-8893.