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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Busted: Puppy Thieves Caught on Video (Photos)

Posted By on Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 4:20 PM

Earlier today, we gave readers a happy ending to the story of a adorable pit bull puppy that was brazenly snatched from the Mission District animal shelter just hours before he was scheduled to be adopted. Fortunately, a woman, who says she bought the dog outside a Safeway for $200, returned the puppy, who is now happily enjoying his new family.

But the case isn't closed just yet. Police are asking readers to be on the lookout for the puppy pilferers. The San Francisco SPCA caught a Latino couple on surveillance stealing the baby pit bull earlier this week.

Here are some still photos of the alleged thieves:

Yes, that is a camera
  • Yes, that is a camera

Here's a close up of the female suspect:

Don't let the door hit you on the way out!
  • Don't let the door hit you on the way out!

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Pete Shields at the Mission Police Station at 558-5400 or the SF SPCA at 554-3029.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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