HEMET (CBSLA) — A puppy stolen from the offices of a Hemet rescue organization has been found.
The 3-month-old corgi was stolen from ARE Animal Rescue’s office Wednesday, according to the group’s Facebook post which offered a $1,000 reward.READ MORE: Youth Athletes Getting Ready For Outdoor Competition To Resume
The corgi, whose name is Kai, is neutered and microchipped and had just undergone surgery.
The post said Kai had been taken by a woman with a young boy and included security video images of them in the post.READ MORE: OC Receives More Than 83K COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
By Wednesday late afternoon, the puppy had been returned.
“We are so very happy to announce that the puppy that was STOLEN has now been recovered and reunited with his rightful family!!!” ARE Animal Rescue’s said in the Facebook post. “We want to thank EVERYONE who helped us with with effort!! We have spent the last 24 hours working diligently to ensure this happened!! Thank you everyone!!”MORE NEWS: LA County Sheriff's Motorcycle Deputy Thomas Albanese Killed In Lakewood Crash
According to ARE Animal Rescue, the suspect is in custody.