Police search for men who stole 19 puppies from a Georgia pet store

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett County Police Department is trying to identify two men who broke into a pet store and stole 19 puppies worth approximately $60,000 dollars.

The burglary occurred at 1848 Old Norcross Road around 1:50 AM on April 10th. The two suspects broke into the business by smashing the front door. Once they got inside, they rummaged through the business and took about $400 dollars along with the puppies.

The incident was caught on surveillance video and shows the two suspects tossing the puppies into two green bags. The breeds of the puppies included five English Bulldogs, four Yorkie-Poo’s, four Maltese, two Shih-Poo, one Shih Tzu, and three Morkies.


Both of the suspects were wearing masks with dark colored hoodies and black pants. Once of the suspects had a work light attached to his head.

The police department is asking for the public’s help identifying the thieves.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. The case number is 20-029147.

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