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Published on May 24, 2024
Washington D.C. Police Seek Public's Help in Search for Dog Snatched from Northeast HomeSource: Metropolitan Police Washington DC

Washington D.C. residents are on alert as Metropolitan Police ask for help in a dog-napping case. Authorities report that on Thursday, May 23, at around 4:10 P.M., a thief made off with a local resident's dog from the 1600 block of Gales Street, Northeast.

The purloined pup, a pup named "Bruno," is a 10-month-old mix breed with German Shepard and Pitbull lineage. Described as last seen donning an American flag bandana, the four-legged victim is at the center of an urgent search by the MPD. The department, in a statement, implored the community to come forward with any information that may lead to Bruno's recovery and the apprehension of the suspect.

Anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of Bruno, or information regarding the theft, is encouraged to reach out to the Metropolitan Police Department. The MPD has not yet released any description of the suspect, except to say the person fled the scene of the crime.