MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – St. Paul Police said Tuesday afternoon that the dog stolen outside a gas station was brought to them safely and will be reunited with its family.

The St. Paul Police Department made the announcement on Twitter about six hours after posting photos of Kika, a little white dog, and the man suspected of stealing it.

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The surveillance photos show the man at a SuperAmerica gas station on 970 West University Ave. on Saturday afternoon. One image shows him running off with what appears to be Kika.

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(credit: St. Paul Police)

(credit: St. Paul Police)

Police asked the public to help identify the suspect.

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There was no word Tuesday afternoon if police made an arrest or discovered the man’s identity.