DAVIE, FLA. (WSVN) – A 10-week-old puppy has been stolen from a Petland store in Davie by a man and woman, company officials said.
According to Petland officials. the theft took place at the store near Southwest 117th Avenue and West State Road 84, at approximately 2:40 p.m. Monday.
The subjects entered the store and asked about the Samoyed puppy, named Sammy.
After filling out papers, the woman, who officials said appeared to be pregnant, returned outside, got into a vehicle and drove near the entrance to the store. At this point, the man, who was still inside in an observation area, stood up and ran outside while holding the puppy.
Surveillance video captured the man as he walked out of the store with the dog. An employee is seen chasing after him, but the subjects were able to escape.
Employee Trenisha Maxwell described the incident to 7News.
“After the woman was done I told her she needed to get her ID, so she said her purse was in the car,” she said. “[The man] got up, he came out of the room and I said to him: “Sir, you cannot leave the room with the puppy”, then he started to run towards the door, then he ran away more late.
Store officials said Sammy was worth around $ 6,000.
Officials said no employees were injured and no other animals were stolen.
If you have any information about this theft or the whereabouts of the subjects, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember that you can always remain anonymous and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $ 5,000.
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