CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Yorkshire Terrier puppy stolen from Parma Petland last week has been found, police say.
A 26-year-old Cleveland man, who is accused of stealing the 9-week-old female, is charged with misdemeanor theft, according to Parma Municipal Court records.
He is scheduled to make his initial court appearance June 29, records say.
The puppy was unharmed when officers found her Monday night and returned her to the store. Police did not disclose where officers found her or how they were able to locate her.
The Yorkshire Terrier was stolen about 2:15 p.m. Friday at Petland on West Ridgewood Drive near Ridge Road, Parma police said.
The man spent time with the puppy before taking her out of the store, police said.
The dog is valued at $4,899, police said.
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