Image released of woman in Long Island puppy theft

February 22, 2013 6:04:06 AM PST
Long Island police have released surveillance photos of a woman who they say stole a puppy from a pet store.

The theft happened at the Yipity Yap store on Jericho Turnpike in Dix Hills Sunday afternoon.

It involved a black purebred pug, valued at $1,800, similar to the one in the picture.

Suffolk County police are asking anyone who recognizes the woman to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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