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Baby Chihuahau Stolen from Mall Pet Store; Suspect Caught on Video

Joliet police were notified of the theft of the 1.5-pound female dog from the Furry Babies store, employee says.

A 1.5-pound female chihuahua was stolen from the Furry Babies store in the Louis Joliet Mall. Video captured an image of the man taking the dog at about 8 p.m. Friday night.

Here is what an employee posted on the Joliet Patch Facebook page:

I work for furry babies in the Louis joliet mall. We have a man on camera stealing one of our babies. She is a 2 month old blue chihuahua. He weighs about 1.5 lbs. this was around 8 pm last night. It has been reported to joliet police.

Click here for a story on WLS-TV (Channel 7) Saturday night on the theft

anonymous February 04, 2013 at 02:52 PM
Can't the store just buy another one for a few hundred bucks from a puppy mill and resell it for the $1500 or whatever they usually get? The dumb thing is if they catch the guy they'll charge him with a felony and the taxpayers will have to foot the bill for his jail time. Typical lame stream media reporting of a non-event. He probably stole the dog because in this "great" Obama economy he can't find a job.

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