Long Island pet store thief wanted for stealing puppy

December 11, 2013 7:21:28 AM PST
Police on Long Island are searching for a man who stole a puppy from a pet store in Lynbrook.

Investigators say the theft happened Sept. 29 at a Shake-A-Paw store at 1 Atlantic Avenue.

The suspect stole an 8-week old white/cream colored Maltese Poodle valued at $995, and exited the store in an unknown direction.

Nassau County Crime Stoppers and the Lynbrook are asking anyone with information about the theft to call their toll-free hotline, 1-800-244-TIPS.

There's a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.