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Toronto police charge woman in stolen dog investigation

Two stolen dogs were returned to their owner by Toronto police. TPS

Toronto police have charged a 36-year-old woman they allege stole two dogs at knifepoint.

Police say a golden brown Shih Tzu in a stroller and a black Scottish Terrier were being walked near Yonge and Dundas streets around 11 p.m. on Sept. 1 when a man and woman confronted the victim.

Investigators allege the man produced a knife and took the dogs.

Read more: 2 dogs stolen at knifepoint in Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas area: police

Toronto police say today that officers found both dogs unharmed Friday near Queen Street East and Bond Street and were returned to their owner in good health.

A 36-year-old woman has been charged with robbery with an offensive weapon and possession of property obtained by crime.

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Police are still looking for a man described as white, between 30 and 40 years old, with a medium build and multiple tattoos including on his neck, last seen wearing a black baseball hat.

Black Scottish Terrier named “Yurield.”. Handout / Toronto Police
Brown Shih Tzu named “Mari.”. Handout / Toronto Police

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