"Ruff" Day for City Dog Mugged for His Designer Winter Coat!

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NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Doggonit!

That is bound to be what a New York City terrier was thinking after a Brooklyn mugger stole a doggie coat right off his back.

Photo: "Lexie"

Donna McPherson says she tied up Lexie, her 10-year-old Westie, outside a Park Slope supermarket "for two minutes" while she bought milk.

She heard a "funny bark," and when McPherson went outside, she found the little white dog shivering.


The mild-mannered terrier's green wool coat, with leather trim and belt, were nowhere in sight.

McPherson said the dog coat was worth $25.

She said that, fortunately, Lexie wasn't wearing his pricier Burberry, which can retail in the hundreds.