UPDATED: Dog Stolen in Oakville: Police
Halton police are investigating the theft of a dog in Oakville.
The incident took place on July 6 after 2:30 p.m.
Officer responded to a report of a dog taken from a vehicle parked at 2084 Speers Rd.
The dog had been left in an unlocked vehicle and when the owner returned, within minutes of leaving, the dog was gone.
The dog is described as a female Hungarian Vizsla named Nicky. She’s reddish-brown with a white chest, weighing 80 pounds and wearing a red collar.
Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det.-Sgt. Paul Foley of the 2 District criminal investigations bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2215.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca
Photo: Halton Regional Police handout
UPDATE: Nicky has been reunited with its owner, say police. It turns out a citizen removed the dog from the vehicle out of concern for its well-being. She was taken to the Humane Society and later returned to her owner. Police are thanking the public for their help.