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Car Thieves Steal SUV With Labradoodle Inside In Woodbury

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Car thieves stole at least two vehicles Sunday morning in Woodbury, including one with a dog inside.

Public safety officials say four people, who investigators believe were working as a team, stole the vehicles between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. They were seen driving in a black Volvo and a black GMC Tahoe into the parking lot of the Health East Sports Center. The men then got out and walked around the lot, casing vehicles for valuables and key fobs.

Dog Stolen In Woodbury Car Theft
(credit: Woodbury Police)

The group then drove to the Walgreens on the 1600 block of Radio Drive, where they then stole a black 2014 Lexus GX SUV, with Minnesota license plate 445LFK. Inside that SUV was a dark-colored Labradoodle named Violet, who was wearing a purple collar.

Officials described the four suspects as Black males, three of whom were wearing dark-colored clothing. One of the suspects wore a bright, reflective vest. It is not clear where they stole the other SUV that morning.

Anyone with information on these thefts is asked to call 651-439-9381.

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