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Video: Man Steals Dog Out Of Owner's Yard

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A Sunland man came home on Thursday of last week to find that his dog was missing. In surveillance tapes later retrieved, it turned out that the pup had been lifted from his yard in broad daylight by a man in a red truck.

Fox News reports that David Batchlor first thought that he had somehow let his dog escape.

"I thought that, Oh my God, I somehow made a mistake and my dog got out and it's my fault," he told the news site.

But in reality, what happened was as follows:

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While Batchlor was out, a man pulled his truck up into Batchlor's driveway. He stayed there for 45 minutes, bizarrely washing the truck as if he owned the place. After finishing that, he went up to Girl, Batchlor's dog, picked her up, and put her in the cab of the truck.

He then left.

Batchlor is working with law enforcement to get Girl back. The truck used in the dognapping is a 2002 red Chevy, and the license plate number is 8C87748.

Here's video of the 'napping, courtesy of Fox:

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