On the night of Tuesday, January 5 Sarah Vorhaus was strolling her two dogs, Chloe and Colton within the Russian Hill space of San Francisco, CA when she was violently assaulted by three males. The rationale for the assault shortly grew to become clear to 30-year-old Vorhaus when one of many males demanded, “give me your dog.”
Vorhaus turned to see a person with a gun. He punched her within the face a number of occasions, snatched Chloe, and took off in a automotive with two different males.
“I simply began screaming for assist,” a distraught Vorhaus instructed ABC7 Information Tuesday evening. “Somebody known as 911 and the ambulance got here.”
The heartbroken dog mother was taken to the hospital and located to don’t have any main accidents. She is now recovering and providing a reward of $2,000 for Chloe’s secure return.
“No questions requested, we pays really something, no questions requested,” Vorhaus mentioned via tears. “I don’t even care what occurs to this man. I simply wish to get Chloe again.”
Chloe is a 5-month-old French Bulldog. She is grey, has blue-gray eyes, a small white spot on her chest, and weighs about 13 kilos. She was sporting a purple collar when she was stolen. Sadly, Chloe has not but been microchipped as a result of Vorhaus was ready to have it executed on the time of her spay surgical procedure.
There have been a number of folks on the road on the time of the assault which occurred simply earlier than 6 PM. San Francisco Police are interviewing witnesses for potential leads. It isn’t but recognized if the incident was caught on surveillance video.
In keeping with Vorhaus all three males had been sporting masks and the first assailant gave the impression to be in his twenties or thirties sporting a hoodie.
Within the wake of the incident, Vorhaus is contemplating leaving the San Francisco space the place she has lived for six years—however not with out Chloe.
Anybody who has any info on Chloe’s whereabouts can name Sarah’s boyfriend Peter at 630-441-0351 and/or the San Francisco Police’s 24-hour tip line at 1-415-575-4444. It’s also possible to Textual content a Tip to TIP411 and start the textual content message with SFPD.
Witnesses might stay nameless. Crucial factor is bringing Chloe house.
The American Kennel Membership (AKC) has tracked stolen dog statistics since 2007. As of 2018-the most up-to-date yr for which information can be found—French Bulldogs are the second most focused breed after the Yorkshire Terrier. Shih-Tzus, Chihuahuas, Pomeranians, and Huskies are additionally prime targets for thieves.
The AKC presents the next recommendation for retaining your pooch secure:
The AKC recommends dog homeowners do what they will to guard their pets, together with not leaving them within the automotive, or tied up outdoors of a retailer or restaurant. Additionally they advocate ensuring your dog is microchipped and the data is updated. House owners of high-value dogs are additionally suggested to not submit the place they dwell, locations they frequent, or how a lot they paid for his or her dogs.
H/T to ABC7News
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