A French Bulldog taken at gunpoint in a brazen daylight abduction has been discovered useless.
The 14-month outdated pup named Bruno was on a stroll together with his proprietor within the Brightwood neighborhood of Washington D.C. on April 13 when 4 males accosted his proprietor and took the canine, together with a pockets and cellphone.
Bruno’s proprietor, Jamaica Harvey, stated she acquired a name from police in Maryland’s Prince George’s County on Friday who gave her the dangerous information.
“I acquired a name from PG county , he was discovered unalive,” she stated in a now deleted tweet, Washingtonian reported. “I’m so damaged I wanna thank everybody who helped me via this.”
The Bruno killing was a tragic finish to a wave of animal abductions which have plagued the DC space in current months.
Much like New York City, the nation’s capital has been within the grips of a criminal offense wave. Homicide, theft, violent crime and housebreaking are all up in 2022 vs. the identical interval in 2021, police records show.
French Bulldogs, a premium designer breed, are steadily a goal of dognapping due to their excessive worth, based on the American Kennel Club, which stated smaller breeds like Chihuahuas and Yorkshire Terriers have been additionally at excessive danger.