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Dognapper nabs Toy Poodle from Slidell pet store

Police say this woman stole a Toy Poodle from a Slidell pet store (Source: Slidell Police Department) Police say this woman stole a Toy Poodle from a Slidell pet store (Source: Slidell Police Department)
Police say she fled the scene in a red or maroon colored Toyota two-door sedan. (Source: Slidell Police Department) Police say she fled the scene in a red or maroon colored Toyota two-door sedan. (Source: Slidell Police Department)
SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) -

Slidell police are searching for a woman accused of stealing a puppy from a Slidell pet store.

The incident happened around 2:45 p.m. Monday at Double M Feed Garden and Pet Supply, located in the 1100 block of Gause Blvd.

Officers say that an eight-week old, apricot colored Toy Poodle was stolen.

Police say that a woman entered the store showing interest in pets and merchandise for sale. The woman snatched the puppy from its kennel while a store employee was briefly distracted, officers say.

She concealed the puppy, exited the store and fled the scene in a red or maroon colored Toyota two-door sedan, police say.

The suspect has been described as a Hispanic female, between 20-25 years old and wearing a plaid shirt and shorts.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Slidell Police Department at (985) 643-3131 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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