Is this your puppy?

St. Al­bert RCMP find lit­tle guy in stolen SUV

Edmonton Sun - - NEWS - JONNY Wake­field jwake­field@post­media.com @jon­ny­wake­field

Miss­ing a puppy? rcmp in St. al­bert may have found him.

Moun­ties say they turned up a small dog in a stolen audi SUV which was in­volved in a se­ries of break and en­ters in the city north­west of ed­mon­ton thurs­day.

rcmp const. M-J bur­roughs said the dog is be­ing cared for at the Mor­inville Vet­eri­nary clinic un­til po­lice can find the right­ful owner.

"(Pup­pies are) not some­thing we com­monly find when we’re re­cov­er­ing stolen ve­hi­cles,” bur­roughs said Fri­day.

the se­ries of events started thurs­day morn­ing af­ter rcmp re­ceived a re­port about a num­ber of break-ins in the Grandin road and Levasseur road area.

Of­fi­cers ar­rived on scene and found a stolen audi SUV with what is be­lieved to be stolen prop­erty in­side.

a po­lice dog unit was called in to track a sus­pect from the stolen SUV. the trail took them to sev­eral back­yards in the area be­fore go­ing cold.

In the mean­time, of­fi­cers found a puppy in­side the SUV and de­ter­mined he does not be­long to the ve­hi­cle’s right­ful owner.

Po­lice say it’s un­clear whether the puppy be­longs to the uniden­ti­fied sus­pect, or whether he was stolen from an­other home. they are ask­ing for the pub­lic’s help iden­ti­fy­ing the dog’s owner.

any­one with tips about the break-ins can con­tact crime Stop­pers.

Sup­plied

St. Al­bert RCMP are try­ing to re­con­nect this miss­ing puppy with its owner. Po­lice dis­cov­ered the puppy in­side a stolen Audi SUV on Thurs­day. The puppy was taken to the Mor­inville Vet­eri­nary Clinic.

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