For Immediate Release
Monday, April 09, 2018
Incident: Man Steals Puppy from Pet Store
Location: Selmer’s Pet Land, 125 East Jericho Turnpike, Huntington Station
Date/Time: Monday, April 9, 2018 at approximately 10:50 a.m.

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating the theft of a puppy from a Huntington Station pet store this morning.


A man entered Selmer’s Pet Land, located at 125 East Jericho Turnpike, and stole a 3-month-old Maltipoo from the store at approximately 10:50 a.m. The dog is valued at approximately $2500. The man fled on foot westbound on Jericho Turnpike then headed north on Poplar Avenue.


The man was described as black, in his mid to late 20s, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall and had a mustache or goatee. He wore gray camouflage pants, a green hooded sweatshirt and a knit cap.


The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


Authority: Geraldine Hart, Acting Commissioner 18-209989
Suffolk County Police Department

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