Pup Stolen at Gunpoint

By Kevin Masterman, Toronto Police Service Published: 3:20 p.m. March 20, 2014

Police are hoping the public can help track down a puppy stolen from a man at gunpoint.

Two pictures of a black dog, on left a close up of her face, on right wearing a pink sweater
Three-month-old Labrador Corso, Onyx was stolen from her owner at gunpoint

The victim was walking with his girlfriend towards a bus stop at Jane St. and Weston Rd., around 10 p.m. on March 18, when he was approached by two men. One held a gun to the man’s stomach.

The victim was handcuffed and robbed of a BlackBerry, gold chain and three-month-old Labrador Corso dog, Onyx. The female dog has two white spots on her chest.

Detective Constable Matt Pinfold, of the  12 Division Major Crime Unit, said the victim is most distressed about losing his dog in the robbery.

The first suspect is described as black, with dark skin, approximately 6’, bald, wearing a black toque, black bandana, black pants. The second is described as black, 5’5”-5'6", wearing a black sweater, sweatpants, toque, bandana with possible small marijuana leaves on it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at  222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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