VIDEO: Man steals Pugsy the pug from backyard in Detroit, search is on for dognapper

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Surveillance video shows a man stealing another person's dog from a backyard in Detroit.

The dog's owner Eric Ingram emailed the video to our station. It shows his pug being stolen by a man in a black Chevy pickup truck in broad daylight. "Pugsy" the pooch was taken on June 13 from the 6100 block of Minock Street. He's just over seven years old.

"He's a part of my family like a child how would you feel if someone stole your child," says Ingram. He has two other pugs who are missing their fellow friend.

"I was hoping if this plays on the news it may prompt him to bring my dog back. Thank you in advance," wrote Eric.

Eric's worst fear is the thief using his dog a s a bait dog. "They could put him in the ring with a pitbull," Eric said.

 If you know anything about the crime or recognize that truck, please call Detroit Police right away.

 

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