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Deputies searching for puppy stolen from Durham yard

Posted July 6

The Durham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a puppy was stolen from a residential yard last month.

— The Durham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a puppy was stolen from a residential yard last month.

Witnesses told detectives they saw two men in a red car lure 4-month-old gray pit bull, Luna, away from the yard in the 2400 block of East Greer Street on June 19.

Luna

Authorities said Luna’s owners were away from the home at the time the dog was allegedly stolen.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Durham County Sheriff’s Office at 919-560-0900 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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  • Kelly Thornburg Jul 7, 1:50 p.m.
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    Another local TV news site reports "Luna is not microchipped, was not inside a fence, and did not have a collar on when she went missing."

  • Wayne R. Douglas Jul 7, 10:34 a.m.
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    Why was the dog in the yard, tethered? Does Durham not have a leash law?