SEDGWICK COUNTY —Authorities are investigating the theft of puppies from two Wichita pet stores and have offered a reward for the safe return of the animals.
Petland located at11333 E Kellogg Drive, reported thieves on Tuesday took a French bulldog and Blue Merle miniature Austrian Shepherd, according to store Manager Shelby Barnhart.
They are willing to offer a $4,000 reward for the person that can provide information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the thieves as well as the safe return of the puppies.
A Golden Retriever were and Husky-Healer mix were also reported taken from the Petland West, 3620 Maize Road, according to Barnhart.
Since authorities were able to recover the Golden Retriever, police may have suspects in mind and believe the same person is responsible, according to Barnhart.