VICTORIA, Minn. (WCCO) – Police say a puppy named Goldy was reunited with his family in a happy ending on Sunday after he was stolen from a car in a Goodwill parking lot.
A suspect associated with the incident has also been identified, and Chaska police say the investigation is ongoing.READ MORE: Target Field Holds Hiring Event In Anticipation Of Full Reopening
On Friday afternoon, Brette Hermann said her daughter and a friend quickly ran inside the Goodwill Wholesale store in Chaska, leaving the 11-pound golden doodle puppy in the car with a cracked window around 3:50 p.m.READ MORE: Wisconsin Disabled Community Opposes Changes To Election Law: 'Ultimately, They're Harming A Very Large Minority'
Minutes later, the surveillance cameras outside the store were able to catch the suspect.
Police took to social media to help find Goldy, and a Facebook post regarding the incident was shared more than 1,000 times.MORE NEWS: Report: Suicides In Minnesota Declined In 2020
“She may have felt like she was doing the right thing because he was in the car and I don’t want to fault her for that, but we just want him back,” said Hermann on Saturday when Goldy was still missing. “He’s our family.”