(Lawrenceville, Georgia) The Gwinnett County Police Department is trying to identify two men that broke into a pet store and stole 19 puppies worth approximately $60,000 dollars.
The burglary occurred at 1848 Old Norcross Road around 1:50 AM on April 10th. The two suspects broke into the business by smashing the front door. Once they got inside, they rummaged through the business and took approximately $400 dollars along with the puppies.
The incident was caught on surveillance video and shows the two suspects tossing the puppies into two green bags. The breeds of the puppies included five English Bulldogs, four Yorkie-Poo’s, four Maltese, two Shih-Poo, one Shih Tzu, and three Morkies.
Both of the suspects were wearing masks with dark-colored hoodies and black pants. One of the suspects had a work light attached to his head.
The police department is releasing the photos and surveillance video of the incident in hopes that someone can identify the suspects or provide information leading to their identity.
If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Case Number: 20-029147