By: Amanda Guerra

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DALLAS (KRLD) – Dallas police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man that stole a $3,500 puppy from a pet store on Sunday night.

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Authorities say a black male suspect came into a Petland Store at 11909 Preston Road and asked to see a golden brown Malti-Tzu puppy. An employee brought the puppy and the man into a room for a meet and greet. The suspect then came out of the room and ran out the front door with the puppy in his arms.

Police say a witness on the scene saw the suspect get into another suspect’s car and they drove off.

The incident is under investigation.

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