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Man steals dog tied to tree in the Bronx in broad daylight

Posted: 9:19 AM, Aug 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-03 09:19:51-04

BELMONT, the Bronx — Authorities are searching for a person who allegedly stole a dog in the Bronx in broad daylight.

The dog (pictured) was tied to a tree when a man untied the pup and fled.

The man approached a dog that was tied to a tree along Park Avenue and East 182nd Street in Belmont on July 28 just before 1 p.m.

He then untied the dog and fled.

Surveillance footage shows the person of interest walking with the dog down the street.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com , or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).