Lenoir Police say the dog has been returned safely to the owner, but the suspect is still at large.
In the surveillance video posted to Lenoir Police Department’s Facebook page, the male suspect is seen walking with another dog along a fenced in yard. A dog inside the fence follows the man to the corner, at which point he pulls the dog over the fence and walks off with it.
This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-758-8300 or the investigating officer at Lenoir PD at 828-757-4436.