facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Puppy-nappers hit two Texas pet stores

Oct. 8, 2012 at 6:10 PM   |   Comments

DALLAS, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Thieves broke into two suburban Dallas pet stores overnight and made off with nine puppies, stuffing some of them into a suitcase, a store owner said Monday.

The Dallas Morning News reported the dog-napping occurred at Petland shops in Plano and Frisco.

Surveillance footage showed two men wearing hoodies and gloves removing the dogs from their cages and putting them into a suitcase and a laundry basket before leaving one store.

The newspaper said English bulldogs, a beagle, a Shih Tzu and other small breeds were among the valuable puppies taken.

Plano Petland owner Lisa Abair was distraught about the theft of the puppies.

"These are not inventory to me," she said. "Someone came into my home and stole my babies."

Topics: Shih Tzu
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Source: Ferguson cop beaten before shooting
2
Brady Morton's body discovered three days after Port Huron Float Down
3
Boko Haram overruns Nigerian police academy
4
Amanda Curtis launches Montana Senate campaign after Walsh bows out
5
Oil spill reported in North Dakota
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback