A 5-month-old, terrier mix named Peanut was reported stolen from his back yard in the 10000 block of South Marion Avenue.
Police said the puppy’s owner let Peanut out around 11 p.m. Feb. 21. When the owner went to call the dog back into the house, he couldn’t find Peanut in the back yard.
The owner said the gate was open and there were footprints in the snow coming up to the gate from the street, and then leading away from the house toward Merton Avenue.
Police said the owner shouted the Peanut’s name and heard a bark. He saw a blue, medium-sized sedan stopped on 100th Street. Someone standing by the passenger appeared to pick up the puppy and get into the car.
The car turned left and then northbound on Merton Avenue.
The owner did not get a good look at the person standing by the car because he was too far away and it was dark.
Peanut is beige in color with black highlights.
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