Police are asking for the public’s help after a dog was allegedly stolen in front of a west-end Toronto store on Wednesday morning.
Toronto Police say a woman left her dog outside a store at 10 a.m. in the Dundas St. W.-Dovercourt St. area and a man took the dog and headed eastbound on Dundas St. W.
The dog is described as a Chihuahua mix, brown and tan in colour, 27 pounds, wearing a black leash with blue paw prints. The dog’s name is Spencer and it is 12 years old.
The suspect is described as having a medium build, about 30 to 35 years old and unshaven. He was last seen wearing a dark-coloured sweater with the word Ecko on the chest, and dark-coloured sweat pants, black baseball cap with a white decal and carrying a black duffel bag.
Police released photos of the suspect.
Anyone with information can call police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS, or visit 222tips.com .