NORTH HOLLYWOOD — A $12,000 reward was being provided Thursday by a household for the protected return of its 5-month-old French bulldog pet that was stolen at gunpoint within the parking zone of a North Hollywood Goal retailer.
The 5-month-old pet, named Seven, was stolen Saturday after two males inside the shop noticed 8-year-old Elani Valencia, together with her mother Jasmin and her uncle, enter with the canine, police mentioned.
The boys allegedly adopted the uncle to the household’s automotive after he left the shop with Seven whereas Elani and Jasmin have been testing, CBS reported.
Elani’s uncle tried to place Seven within the automotive to maintain the canine protected, however one of many males allegedly pulled out a gun and grabbed Seven earlier than each males fled the realm, Jasmin instructed CBS2.
“It simply introduced a variety of ache to me and it actually damage me,” mentioned Elani, who obtained the pet as a Christmas present from her mom.
Each suspects are described as Hispanic males about 20 years previous and 5 toes 10 inches tall, with brown hair and eyes. One of many males was carrying black sneakers, blue denims, a camouflage jacket, a pink hat turned backward and gauge earrings. The opposite suspect was carrying white sneakers, blue denims and a black sweater.
The Valencia family is offering a $12,000 reward for the protected return of Seven. Anybody who has the canine or any data of his whereabouts can name the Los Angeles Police Division North Hollywood Division at 818-623-4016.
The LAPD has seen an uptick within the theft of French bulldogs, that are the preferred breed of canine in Los Angeles, in keeping with the American Kennel Membership.
Final month, two of Girl Gaga’s three French bulldogs have been stolen in Hollywood after two males shot her longtime canine walker. The pets have been later returned by a lady who mentioned she had discovered them
Earlier this month, Redondo Seaside police arrested a person and girl suspected of grabbing an 8-week-old French bulldog from his proprietor and dashing off in a Mercedes-Benz. The canine was recovered unhurt.