Plano Dog Inside Stolen Car Found Safe

Plano police have located a dog after he was inside a car that was stolen Tuesday afternoon.

Officials said the owner of the dog stopped at a store on the 3300 block of Central Expressway at about 2 p.m., leaving the dog inside the car with the car's engine running.

When the woman exited the store, she said both the car and her 2-year-old Shih Tzu named "Prince" were gone.

At about 5 p.m. Tuesday, Plano police tweeted that one of their detectives recovered Prince. He was found in a Dallas park and will soon be reunited with his owner.[[507374341,C]]

Police are still looking for the woman's rental car, a 2017 white Ford Focus sedan with California license plate 7XIF200.

If you have any information as to the identity and/or location of these suspects, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 877-373-8477. Crime Stoppers tipsters may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest of a person with an active felony warrant or information that leads to a felony arrest and indictment. You can remain anonymous.

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