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Dog Stolen from West Virginia Located in Ocean City

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"Foxie" (Photo: Ocean City Police Department) "Foxie" (Photo: Ocean City Police Department)

OCEAN CITY, Md. – The Ocean City Police Department Animal Control Unit recently rescued a young puppy that had been stolen from a foster home in West Virginia.

According to police, animal control officers began investigating reports of a stolen puppy after being contacted by an animal shelter in Jefferson County, W. Va. Police said shelter staff informed officers that a woman had stolen the dog known as “Foxie” from a foster home, and was on her way to the Ocean City area.

Animal Control officers along with the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office were able to find where the suspect was staying, and located her and the dog at a home in Ocean Pines. Police said Animal Control Officers deemed the home and the suspect unsuitable for a pet and took the dog into their custody.

The female suspect has theft charged pending out of West Virginia, according to police.

A local family who heard Foxie’s story is currently working with the West Virginia Animal Hospital to adopt the dog, according to police.

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