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2 Dogs Stolen At Gunpoint During Walk With Owner

By Kelly Bauer | August 29, 2017 1:08pm

CHICAGO — A man's beloved pooches were stolen from him at gunpoint Saturday in Garfield Park.

At 10:58 p.m., the man was walking two dogs in the 2400 block of West Franklin Boulevard when two people walked up to him and said they were robbing him, police said. The people got into a gray car with the dogs and drove away.

One of the dogs was found a "short distance away," police said, but the other still is missing.

The owner of the dogs told CBS2 he was walking the pups — Shih Tzus Zani and Prince — when two men with guns jumped from a car, went up to the man and told him they wanted everything he had.

The robbers took the man's dogs but threw Zani from a car window after the robbery, according to CBS2. Zani was unhurt, but they made off with Prince.

The couple who owns the dogs asked the robbers to return Prince and said they wouldn't ask questions, according to CBS2. 

"My boyfriend misses him. I miss him. My dog [Zani], ... she's been sitting by the door since last night, since this happened," one of the owners told CBS2. "So I know like she feels the fact that he's gone."