6-month-old dog stolen from DC hotel

WASHINGTON — Police are looking for a suspect who entered a northwest DC hotel room and stole a dog Friday night.

According to Metropolitan Police Department, the incident took place at a hotel, located on 22nd Street Northwest, near M Street Northwest, at around 6 p.m. when the suspect entered a hotel room. The suspect then took the victim’s dog and left the scene.

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating and identify a suspect in the offense of theft. The police department released surveillance photos of the alleged suspect involved in the incident as well as footage of the dog that was stolen.

The victim’s dog was described as a 6-month-old gray and white dog French bulldog named Hugo. His left ear doesn’t always stand straight.

Anyone with information about this incident should take no action, but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC is currently offering a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible for a crime in the District of Columbia.

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