Police find 9-week-old puppy valued at nearly $5,000 that was stolen from Petland store
Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 4:20 PM EDT
PARMA, Ohio (WOIO/Gray News) – A puppy that was stolen from a Petland store in Ohio on Friday was found safe Monday and returned to the store, police said.
According to the Parma Police Department, the 9-week-old female Yorkshire terrier is valued at $4,899.
Police said Arthur Gaston, 25, is charged with theft.
According to police, Gaston came into the pet store Friday afternoon, spent time with the puppy in the meet-and-greet room, and then tucked the puppy under his arm and ran out of the store.
Gaston is scheduled to be arraigned in Parma Municipal Court on June 29.
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