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Man charged after dog ‘forcefully’ stolen from woma n


Police in Durham Region say a man has been arrested and charged after a dog was stolen from a woman on a Whitby, Ont., street. They say a woman was walking two dogs last Wednesday when she was allegedly approached by two people who “forcefully” took one of the canines. Police say a female bystander tried to help the woman but was allegedly sprayed in the face with an unknown substance. Durham police say the suspects fled the scene in a white SUV with one of the dogs. Police say they have charged a man from Pickering, Ont., with robbery, assault with a weapon and administer­ing a noxious thing. They say they are still looking for the second suspect and have yet to locate the dog, a four- year- old brown and white mixed bulldog named Nina.

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