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Dog found after being inside Mercedes that was carjacked: Toronto police

Toronto police say Sammy was inside the Mercedes when it was carjacked.
Toronto police say Sammy was inside the Mercedes when it was carjacked. Toronto police/Handouts

Toronto police say a dog that was was inside a Mercedes that was carjacked has been found safe on Wednesday.

Police said officers responded to a car being stolen in the area of Victoria Park Avenue and Ellesmere Road at around 1 a.m.

Investigators said there was a 19-month-old Samoyed dog named Sammy inside when the car was stolen.

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Officers located the Mercedes in the Victoria Park Avenue and Eglinton Avenue area and arrested a man but the dog was not in the vehicle anymore.

However, just after noon on Wednesday, Sammy’s owner tweeted he had been found.

Police said the dog was located by a good Samaritan in the area of Pharmacy Avenue and Ellesmere Road.

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Thirty-three-year-old Bhupinder Singh is facing multiple charges including robbery with violence, willfully causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal.

He is scheduled to appear in a Toronto court Wednesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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