PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) - Pinky the Chihuahua was returned to the Pontiac man. The 87-year-old, Juan Sulaica, made a plea on 7 Action News on Friday for her safe return after a woman snatched her from his front yard.
Late Saturday afternoon, the grandson called 7 Action News and said a burgundy SUV pulled up to return the Chihuahua.
Sulaica said two adults with two kids were in the SUV and said they were driving down the street on Friday afternoon and picked up the dog from the front lawn. They told him that they did not know the Chihuahua belonged to anyone.
As promised, Sulaica gave the $400 reward money. He handed the cash over to the youngest child.
Sulaica thanks 7 Action News for airing the story. The family that returned Pinky said they saw the story on 7 and prompted them to return the dog.
On Friday, the Pontiac man was sitting in the front of his house on W. Columbia Avenue while his Chihuahua Pinky was playing in the yard. A woman pulled up in a burgundy car, jumped out, snatched the 9-year-old dog and drove away.
Sulaica said he couldn’t go after her, so he called his grandson. The grandson called 7 Action News for help. He says he bought the dog for his wife who passed away 7 years ago.
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