Investigators said the owner left his dog tied to a tree near Park Avenue and East 182nd Street in Belmont around 12:55 p.m. July 28.
Shortly afterward, someone grabbed his leash and walked away.
Police released video of a man walking away with the dog.
🚨WANTED🚨for a PETIT LARCENY of a dog in the vicinity of 4462 Park Ave. #belmontbronx #bronx @NYPD48pct on 07/28/19 @ 12:54PM 💰Reward up to $2500👓Seen him? Know who he is?☎️Call 1-800-577-TIPS or DM us!📞Calls are CONFIDENTIAL! #YourCityYourCall @RitchieTorres @NYSenatorRivera pic.twitter.com/bP9WncrGvN— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) August 3, 2019
He was described as a Hispanic man with short black hair who was last seen wearing a grey shirt with a Puerto Rican flag on it, blue jeans, and black shoes.
Anyone with information in regards to the above incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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