Norfolk OPP seek public’s help locating puppy taken from backyard

Police are investigating after a puppy was allegedly taken from a backyard in Norfolk County. via @OPP_WR /Twitter

Norfolk OPP officers are appealing to the public for help after a German shepherd puppy was allegedly taken from a backyard on Monday.

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A concerned homeowner contacted police just before 1 p.m. Monday after noticing the family dog was missing from the backyard of a residence on George Street, Langton, Norfolk County.

The puppy was attached to a chain in the homeowner’s backyard when the suspect or suspects cut the chain and removed the dog. Police believe the incident occurred sometime between 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

The dog is described as a one-year-old black and tan female German shepherd.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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