San Francisco Police Recover Stolen French Bulldog 22-005

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On Saturday, January 1, 2022 at approximately 10:05 a.m., SFPD officers responded to Broderick and Beach Streets regarding a robbery of a French Bulldog female puppy named “Rosie.” The victim was walking the dog when a suspect exited a vehicle, approached the victim and grabbed the leash. The suspect pulled on the leash and dragged Rosie into the vehicle and fled the scene.

On Monday, January 3, 2022, a person from the Sacramento area, reported to the SFPD Tip Line that he saw stories on social media about the robbery after he purchased Rosie in Sacramento. The SFPD investigator confirmed the dog was Rosie and responded to the Sacramento area to retrieve Rosie. The investigator reunited Rosie with her owner. Rosie appeared in good health although the purchaser said Rosie had not eaten much. A photo of the reunion accompanies this news release.

On Monday, January 3, 2022, a Contra Costa County Sherriff Deputy located the suspect vehicle, which is a Chrysler 4-door sedan, in San Pablo, CA. The vehicle was being driven by an adult male who was detained. At this stage of the investigation, the driver was not determined to be the robbery suspect. The vehicle was towed to SFPD Crime Scene Investigations to process it for possible evidence. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.

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