Deputies seek South Florida puppy thief

Surveillance footage (PBSO)

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman who stole a Pekingese-Maltese puppy from a South Florida pet store.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, a woman wearing a face mask and baseball cap entered the Wet Kisses Pet Company store at 6169 S. Jog Rd. and took the black-and-white dog, worth $2,600, from the viewing pen.

Deputies said she concealed the dog underneath her sweater and walked out of the store.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PBSO.

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