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Thief Steals Car With Dog Inside In Downtown Minneapolis

Update (May 21): The dog's owner posted on Facebook on Friday saying that Lolo was found safe in West St. Paul.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A thief drove off with a car in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday that had a dog inside.

The owner tells WCCO that the car, a black Honda CR-V with license plate MAB091, was stolen at about 3:30 p.m. from outside the Encore Minneapolis apartment complex, located near Gold Medal Park in Downtown East.

Stolen Dog Lolita -- Downtown Minneapolis Car Theft
(credit: Emily Moe)

A 2-year-old dog named Lolita, aka "Lolo," was in the car at the time.

Anyone who spots the vehicle or the dog is asked to call 911.

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