Woman reports dog stolen

Published 10:24 am Tuesday, August 2, 2016

A woman reported her 5-year-old miniature-pincher/cocker spaniel emotional support dog was stolen when put outside Monday night.

The woman told Austin police she put the dog, named Bella, out on a leash tied to a post at the 400 block of 27th Street Southwest property around 9:15 p.m., went out to get it about a half-hour later and found the dog gone.

She reported the dog stolen, and Austin officers searched the area and animal shelter with negative results.

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Officers acknowledged the possibility the dog somehow got loose.