Police are looking out looking for a cold-hearted thief who was seen on digital camera stealing a well-liked breed of pet from a 75-year-old man on a Queens sidewalk in broad daylight.
The video reveals Alonso Gil’s uncle out entrance of the household’s house in South Ozone Park in the course of the day, together with two canine. One was a 10-month-old micro-bully, a particularly in style breed, named Off White — a designer canine named after a designer model.
“It’s weird to say because I know people look at it like, “oh, it is a canine.” But it’s like a person to us, he’s very much like a baby in the house,” stated Gil. ” he is very sweet, very friendly, a little shy sometimes too. So he has his own personality and everything.”
As Gil’s uncle was exterior with the canine, a person on a scooter drove by and shortly was appearing pleasant, asking questions on Off White and if he may pet and maintain the pup. After a couple of minutes, the proprietor turns to take the pet inside — that is when the scooter driver made his transfer.
“The starts petting the dog, pulling him up. Picks up the dog and starts revving his scooter to go,” Gil stated. “My uncle tried to jump in front of the scooter to stop the guy, but he just like swerved around him and took off on the sidewalk down the block.”
The incident has shaken the group, as Off White had shortly captured the hearts of the household and everybody within the neighborhood.
“I’m really concerned. I get emotional every time I see that the dog is gone,” stated neighbor Felix Nunez, who dwell throughout the road and has an identical canine, Remy. “If somebody take my dog, it’s gonna be hard for me. I would get emotional.”
The Gil household stated they only need their pet again.
“I understand at this point you might be afraid of getting in trouble or getting someone in trouble, but the dog can be dropped off at a park where there’s people around. He can be dropped off at a police station, nobody has to see anything,” stated Gil.
The household is placing up their very own money reward, saying they only need their pet again, no questions requested.