A man was arrested Thursday night after an employee at a nearby Capitol Hill business saw him take a dog that was tied up in front of E Pike’s Ballet restaurant.
According to SPD, the dog’s owner was alerted by the employee and tracked down the suspect at the nearby Harvard Market QFC where he had the stolen dog in his possession.
Police officers responded to the 911 call and helped recover the dog. The suspect was arrested and transported to Harborview for a mental evaluation.
In other (probably) purloined pooch news, on Thursday, CHS shared the story of a husky rescued by a couple on Broadway on Christmas Eve.
UPDATE: Mentioned in comments below and not entirely appropriate… but pretty funny: