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Yorkie Snatched from Front Porch of Woodside Home, NYPD Looking for Suspect

Alleged Dognapper (Photo: NYPD)

June 11, 2019 By Max Murray

The police are searching for a man in connection with a dognapping that took place in Woodside earlier this month.

According to the police, the suspect stole a Yorkshire Terrier from the front porch of a woman’s home in the vicinity of 50th Avenue and 66th Street.

The suspect allegedly took the dog from the porch while the woman was inside.

The suspect was seen wearing a gray shirt, dark pants, and dark sneakers. He also was seen riding his bike around the time of the incident.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

 

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29 Comments

SAYWHATAGAIN!!!

Anything can pop up in NYC! I’ve seen foxes, possums and heard about wolves.

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Sunnysideposthatesme

Dont leave your family members unattended dumbass. This is nature, you’re lucky a condor didnt swoop in and grab the dog

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Gardens Watcher

No condors are in this region, and turkey vultures eat dead animals. Occasional hawks and falcons are around but they prefer pigeons.

Glad the Yorkie was returned.

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SAYWHATAGAIN!!!

Anything can pop up in NYC! I’ve seen foxes, possums and heard about wolves.

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Anonymous

It is called a dog jacking. Not napping. Duh! As in “My corgi just got dog jacked.”

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SAYWHATAGAIN!!!

Cars are things we own. Therefore: carjacking. Digs, although we may think they are our children, are pets, therefore: we own them in law stance.

So:. Dog jacking.

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Fan of Dough Boy Park

Because this used to be a decent neighborhood where you could do that. People forget. But our new Democratic leadership is running it into the ground.

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Hanna-Barbara

Oh please, like there wasn’t a bunch of crime in Sunnyside back in your day. I remember what the 7 train looked like back then, graffiti all over, the place was nowhere near as clean, especially the parks. Get in your ‘Way Back’ machine for a dose of reality. The city, as a whole, is MUCH safer. Just 29 years ago 2300 murders in 1 year. Now ~ 300. Everyone is so saturated with info that they think crime is worse now, the reality is it is not. Not even close. You just see it on your silly app, the scroll @ the bottom of your tv screen while you watch old matlock reruns and family feud, add in the explosion of cable news and online sources and it APPEARS crime is out of control, but the reality is it isn’t

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Anonymous

crime sure is out of control I do not know what planet you are from but in sunnyside woodside long island city and astoria it is bad and that is the truth.

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Joe at the Berkeley

Anonymous- You’re absolutely right. You may want to get out of “Dodge” before it hits rock bottom. If you have any property to unload please let me know using this comment stream, I’ll do you a favor and try to take it off your hands. Don’t expect much since it is in a dangerous neighborhood, hopefully we could get you at least some of your money back. Don’t hesitate things are only going to get worse and property depression even more rapid.

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Joe at the Berkeley

Hana- The 7 train was tagged up in the train yards not in Sunnyside.

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LegendaryBarroom Hero

Why don’t you look at stats of crimes in Sunnyside 20 years ago compared to now. Much worse now.

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David

Doughboy- Our neighbors small dog was taken back in the 70’s, this is nothing new.

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Fan of Pennywise the Clown

Are you saying a serial dog jacker has returned? Like Pennywise showing up every once in a while. Sccccary!

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Is it dinner or supper?

And in what eon was that? Times have changed. Put the semaphore flags away.

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Great point doughboy, crime didn't exist before deblasio

I crunched the numbers:

Pre-deblasio: crime rate 0%
Deblasio: crime rate 4000%

Sure people will deride you for blaming all your problems on “muh libruls” but clearly the numbers speak for themselves.

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SuperWittySmitty

Putting your dog on your porch is not like you’re putting out on the street. A dog on your porch should be okay unattended. It’s not like dogs need to be watched 24/7.

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Amy

Probably needed a “Doggie Cam” to keep an eye on the dog. Dog could have gotten into something it wasn’t supposed to, or even stepped on something sharp. Gotta always have the Doggie Cam.

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