Police investigating alleged dognapping, as two six-week-old puppies stolen from litter in Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Police in Richmond are asking for help locating two puppies they say were stolen from the Highland Park area.

According to RPD, the puppies, both six weeks old, were taken from their litter shortly before 9 a.m. on Sept. 8. Officers responded to Pensacola Avenue to a call of breaking and entering when they discovered the dognapping.

Authorities are asking anyone buying or selling puppies, as well as the veterinarian community, to alert authorities if they happen to see any pups resembling the ones taken.

If you know anything about this incident, contact Detective Bruington of the Fourth precinct at (804) 646-6619 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. You may also submit anonymous tips using the P3 app.

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