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Puppies stolen overnight from Lawrenceville pet store

The Gwinnett County Police Department is trying to identify two men that broke into a pet store and stole 19 puppies.

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — The Gwinnett County Police Department is asking for the publics' in finding the two men that broke into a pet store over the weekend and stole 19 puppies.

According to a police report, the burglary occurred at 1848 Old Norcross Road just before 2 am on April 10. The report says that the two suspects broke into the business by smashing the front door. Once they got inside, they took $400 dollars along $60,000 worth of 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.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, you're asked to 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

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