Two male suspects were allegedly seen stealing a Puggle from around 2:30 p.m. July 23, police reported in a crime bulletin Wednesday.
Suspect No.1 can be seen in a surveillance video grabbing the female puppy from a pen area in the store as suspect No. 2 serves as a lookout.
The suspects then allegedly exited the store without paying for the dog, according to police. A witness later told police that the suspects enteed a green 2002 Mercury Villager and drove away.
The dog is micro-chipped and has been entered as stolen, according to police.
Suspect No. 1 is described as an 5' 9" Hispanic male 35- to 40-years old with black hair, wearing black shorts and a white Orlando Magic basketball jersey with the words “Hardaway” on the back.
See the attached crime bulletin for more details.
If you have any information regarding this case, please contact South Pasadena detectives at 626-403-7280.
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