DC police investigating after dog reportedly stolen from owner's backyard

Police are investigating after a dog was reportedly stolen from its owner’s backyard in Southeast D.C. over the weekend.

According to a police report, the dog was taken sometime between 11 a.m. and 11:20 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 from a home in the 1300 block of 1st Street, SW. A post from PoPville, however, says the owners are "located in Washington DC on Wheeler Rd SE." 

The owner said there were three dogs in the yard, but only one went missing, the police report states.

The missing dog is a white and black Shihtzu terrier mix with very distinctive pink-dyed feet, tail and ears.

Police say there was no evidence or witnesses to the incident and the investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact MPD at (202) 727-9099 or the owners, whose information is listed on PoPville as: 

Tarsha (202)421-1383

Walt (202)486-5649


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