A local pup stolen by scofflaws during a car theft has been found safe and sound.
The car, a grey 2003 Toyota Corolla with an AKW 308 licence plate, was stolen Thursday night from a Regent Avenue parking lot with two-year-old Mikki the dog inside, police said.
“We found Mikki! She will be home soon,” Mikki’s owner Mary Perron posted on Facebook Saturday, thanking family, police, media and Good Samaritans for spreading the word about her stolen dog.
Winnipeg police tweeted out their congratulations shortly afterward.
— Winnipeg Police (@wpgpolice) February 15, 2020
The pup’s owner had stopped to help a group of people with a stalled car but had her vehicle stolen instead, police said Thursday.
Winnipeg police have not yet made any arrests and the vehicle is still missing, according to Winnipeg police Const. Jay Murray.
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