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
Durham, N.C. — 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.