Puppy stolen after owner pepper-sprayed in Mississauga

Argentine DogoA puppy was stolen in Mississauga by three people on Wednesday, June 8 after its owner was pepper-sprayed. The puppy is an eight week old, female Argentine Dogo, white in colour, with a distinct black patch of fur on her back.

Investigators from the Peel Police 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three suspects involved in rthe robbery.

Police said that at approximately 7:54 p.m., three suspects attended the victim’s residence, located in the area of Morning Star Drive and Goreway Drive in Mississauga, posing as buyers for a puppy, which the victim had advertised on Kijijji.  The suspects then pepper- sprayed the victim and fled with the puppy in a silver, four- door Honda Civic.

The victim, a 27 year-old male, suffered minor injuries as a result of the robbery.

The first suspect is described as male, East Indian, late teens to early twenties, skinny build, dark complexion, with a beard from his chin tapering to his ears.  He was wearing glasses with thick frames and dark clothing. he second suspect is male, East Indian, late teens to early twenties, 5’10”, 180 lbs., short hair, with earrings about a quarter inch wide on both ears.  He was wearing a jacket and running shoes. The third suspect is a female, East Indian, late teens to early twenties, with a thin build, long black hair, and a possible name of Karen.

Investigators would like to speak to any witnesses who were in the area of Morning Star Drive and Goreway Drive at the time of the incident- or any individual who may have information on this matter.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call investigators at the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip.  – CINEWS

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