San Francisco Police Request Public’s Assistance in Locating Pet Dog Stolen in Armed Robbery 23-064

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On February 4, 2023, at approximately 9:51 p.m., San Francisco Police officers assigned to the Taraval Police District responded to the area of Lincoln Way and La Playa Street for a report of an armed robbery of a pet dog.  

The officers met with the victim who stated she was with her pet dog named “Stella” inside of her Recreational Vehicle (RV). The victim had exited her RV when an unknown adult male approached her, brandished a firearm, and demanded her dog. A brief struggle ensued over the victim’s keys when the suspect pepper sprayed the victim and took her keys. The suspect entered the victim’s RV, stole Stella, and then fled the scene.     

Stella is a 2-year-old black Labrador mixed with Husky. A photo of Stella accompanies this news release. 

SFPD investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Stella and reuniting her with her family.  Anyone with information on this incident or having information regarding Stella’s whereabouts 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.  

SFPD Incident # 230058757

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