Police seek help identifying man who stole dog from American Breeders in Danbury

An unidentified man in a Yankees baseball cap reportedly stole a Shih Tzu from its pen at American Breeders pet store in Danbury on Sunday.

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DANBURY - An unidentified man in a Yankees baseball cap reportedly stole a Shih Tzu from its pen at American Breeders pet store in Danbury on Sunday.

According to surveillance video footage, the man played with the dog for a few moments, then put the dog in his coat, and walked out of the busy store without being noticed by any of the employees.

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The store manager says that the Shih Tzu is microchipped, and is hoping that this will help lead to the dog's safe return.

Anyone with information is urged to call police.

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