The Aurora Police Department is looking for information to assist in an ongoing investigation into a stolen puppy from a store in Aurora.
The Aurora Police Department is looking for information to assist in an ongoing investigation into a stolen puppy from a store in Aurora.

AURORA – The Aurora Police Department is looking for information to assist in an ongoing investigation into a stolen puppy from a store in Aurora.

At approximately 7:55 p.m. Feb. 12, Aurora police officers were called to the Furry Babies store in the Fox Valley Mall for a report that a brown and white Shih Tzu had been stolen from its cage, according to a news release from the Aurora Police Department. The store told responding officers that the dog was approximately one-month-old and valued at $3,400, the release stated.

The store employees reported that the store was busy in the evening and they noticed the puppy was missing between 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and then contacted police, according to the release. The employees told police the dog is not much bigger than the size of a hand and only weighs a few pounds.

Aurora Police detectives are currently investigating the incident and anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Aurora Police Department Investigations Division at 630-256- 5500.

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