A stolen gray-and-white pup last seen wearing a pink collar is the focus of a police dog-hunt, and the department is asking the public for help finding a canine name Scarlet.
On the afternoon of Nov. 30, the dog was in the back seat of a pickup truck in the parking lot of the Sav-A-Lot store at 810 N. Alston Ave. Her owner was inside the store for no more than five minutes, police said.
When he came out, Scarlet was gone, a police spokeswoman said Friday.
Investigators have been unable to get enough information to find Scarlet, so they are asking for tips from people who know anything or think they do.
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If you have information about where Scarlet is or the person who took her, call Cpl. J. Brigante at 919-560-4281, ext. 29118, or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.