A man accused of stealing a dog in Boston, US got arrested after bumping into a crew of journalists reporting live about the incident.
The TV crew, Julianna Mazza camera person were surprised seeing the thief holding the 13-months-old German Shorthaired Pointer that had been reported missing by the owner at a parking lot.
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They quickly realized the dog on sight was was Titus, the one being searched.
Mazza, pretending not to know anything about the lost dog recorded the incident and even interviewed the man.
The thief however defended himself saying he had not stolen it but found it helplessly near a car and thought it needed help.
Yesterday at approximately 12:32p, an unknown suspect broke into and entered a vehicle that was parked at 620 Memorial Drive & stole a 13-month-old white German Short Haired Pointer out of the vehicle. The suspect was then observed walking the dog over the BU Bridge into Boston. pic.twitter.com/titQ0WvPMM
— Cambridge Police👮🏽 (@CambridgePolice) May 8, 2021
When asked why he never called the owner to return it, he said his phone was broken.
Police officers quickly arrived at the scene, arrested the man and handed over the dog to it’s rightful owner.
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The thief was charged with commiting a felony and stealing over KSh 130k.
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