Burnaby, B.C. Dognapping Caught on Camera

Burnaby, BC – The Burnaby RCMP is looking to identify two individuals related to an alleged theft of an 11-year-old Yorkshire Terrier from her owner’s yard.

Around 2:40 p.m., August 10, 2020, in the 6000-block of Berwick Street, a Yorkshire Terrier (Lucy) had been left harnessed in the yard of her home. Two men approached, driving a newer model Jaguar sedan, exited their vehicle and entered the yard. After somehow being released from her harness, Lucy was chased down the street by the two would-be capturers. A nearby resident, having seen the two men chase Lucy, offered her aid after the men identified the dog as having belonged to them.

Update on Lucy the Yorkie; “Burnaby, B.C. Dognapping Caught on Camera”: Burnaby RCMP

In a dramatic video, you can watch as Lucy attempts to evade the two men as she returns to her yard. The two men chase Lucy around her house several times before she is eventually captured and driven off in their black Jaguar sedan.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect 1 (driver):

Suspect 1 - Driver
Suspect 1 – Driver

South Asian man

5’10 – 6’ tall

Medium / muscular build

Medium length spiked black hair

Aviator sunglasses

Long sleeved grey shirt

Dark pants

White running shoes

25-30 years of age

Suspect 2 (passenger):

Suspect 2 (passenger)
Suspect 2 (passenger)

South Asian man

5’10 – 6’ tall

Thin build

Black sunglasses

Black running shoes

25-30 years of age

The vehicle is described as a newer model black Jaguar.

On August 11, 2020, just before 7 a.m., an unidentified man holding a small dog approached a Burnaby RCMP frontline officer in the area of Deer Lake Avenue and Rowan Avenue. The man told the officer he was on his way to work when he located the dog with no collar or tags. The officer took custody of the dog and brought her inside the Burnaby RCMP detachment and notified the SPCA.

Lucy, who our officers have unofficially nicknamed "Tank"
Lucy, who our officers have unofficially nicknamed “Tank”

Lucy, who our officers have unofficially nicknamed “Tank”, was cared for by a cell guard within the Burnaby RCMP detachment until such time her owner’s were notified and arrived to retrieve her.

“We are very happy to see Lucy reunited with her family,” says Corporal Mike Kalanj of the Burnaby RCMP, “however, this investigation is not over and we are seeking our community’s assistance in identifying these two individuals.”

File # 2020-32579

Burnaby RCMP

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