EPHRATA, Pennsylvania (WHTM) – The West Earl Police Department is investigating a puppy theft from a farm in Ephrata.
The police were called to the farm at around 9 p.m. on Monday. Two English Bulldogs, both eight to nine weeks old, and a Boston Terrier between two and three years old have been reported to have been removed from the property. The Boston Terrier is a mother who breastfed other puppies that were not stolen. The terrier’s eye has also been removed and he still has stitches from the procedure.
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One suspicious vehicle was identified as a light blue four-door sedan with a missing rear bumper. Another vehicle was described as a dark, possible Audi SUV.
One suspect was described as a black or Hispanic man wearing a white t-shirt and baseball cap. Witnesses saw the man flee through a field on foot before being picked up by one of the suspicious vehicles.
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West Earl Police are seeking help from the public. If you have information about the people or vehicles involved in the theft, please contact WEPD at 717-859-1411.