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Puppy stolen from Durham shelter found, adopted

Posted January 24, 2017 5:12 p.m. EST
Updated January 27, 2017 1:18 p.m. EST

According to the organization, a Yorkie Chihuahua mix named Janet was taken from the shelter sometime during mid-afternoon on Saturday.

— A puppy stolen from a Durham animal shelter Saturday was returned safely on Friday.

According to the Animal Protection Society of Durham, a Yorkie Chihuahua mix named Janet was taken from the shelter sometime during mid-afternoon on Saturday.

The dog is a spayed female between 8 and 10 weeks old. She weighs 3.4 pounds and has tan, black and white wiry fur.

The dog was adopted and taken to her new home Friday morning.

A group of citizens had offered a $500 reward for information that lead to Janet's return.

An investigation into the theft of the dog is ongoing.