Dog Stolen in Home Burglary

By: Kristin Haubrich Email
By: Kristin Haubrich Email
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A home is burglarized in Southern Colorado and police say the crooks got away with more than possessions; they took off with the family pet.

Angelica McClure and her daughter are putting up missing puppy posters all around the city. But their little Chihuahua, Rico didn't wander from the yard, he was stolen from inside their home.

"They didn't just take our stuff they took a part of our family, “ McClure explained.

Rico is an energetic six month old puppy. McClure says he loved to play with the kids.

"He was given as a gift to our daughter,” McClure said.

The suspects broke into their home last Friday through the basement window on Cascade Avenue, north of downtown Pueblo.

McClure came home on her lunch break to let Rico outside and soon realized something wasn't right.

“I ran into the bedroom and noticed our puppy and his crate were gone."

The suspects stole several electronics, rifled through jewelry and then took off with little Rico. But McClure says they are not giving up until they find Rico and bring him back home.

11 News spoke with Pueblo Police. They took a report, but they say they are at a stand-still with this case because they have no suspect description.

Police also say the number of day-time burglaries are on the rise when people are away at work.

If you know anything about this case, you're asked to call Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 542-STOP.

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