Dayton area woman caught on video stealing puppy

Dayton area woman caught on video stealing puppy

DAYTON YORK, OH (WOIO) - A woman carrying a Victoria Secret bag was caught on video surveillance stealing a 10-week-old Yorkshire Terrier puppy from the Petland on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Police were immediately notified and are reviewing the surveillance footage for details.

Petland employees reported that an African American woman wearing a white tank top came into the store and asked to see the Yorkshire Terrier puppy.  The woman slipped the puppy into the Victoria Secret bag she was carrying, exited the building and got into a white Grand Am.

The incident was caught on the store's surveillance video and reported to the police. The puppy had been implanted with a microchip which is registered to the store. A lost pet alert has been issued with alerting the pet community that the puppy has been stolen.

Petland of Dayton York, OH has all of their pets protected with, a national microchip registry and alert service for lost and stolen pets. The alert that was sent out included a photo of the puppy and physical description.

If anyone has any information on the location of the stolen puppy they should contact their local police or helpmefindMYPET at: 866-699-3463.  The puppy's safety is the store's primary concern.  Young puppies require special care at this young age, if not taken care of properly he could become fatally ill.