Police on Long Island are searching for a man caught on camera stealing a Maltipoo puppy valued at $2,500 from a pet shop Monday morning.
Suffolk County police say the man walked into Selmer's Pet Land on East Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station just before 11 a.m., and snatched a three-month-old Maltipoo.
The thief fled on Jericho Turnpike, then headed north on Poplar Avenue.
The man is in his mid- to late 20s, about 5 feet 9 inches, with a mustache or goatee. He was wearing gray camouflage pants, a green hooded sweatshirt and a knit cap.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 631-854-8252.