MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Car thieves stole at least two vehicles Sunday morning in Woodbury, including one with a dog inside.
Public safety officials say four people, who investigators believe were working as a team, stole the vehicles between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. They were seen driving in a black Volvo and a black GMC Tahoe into the parking lot of the Health East Sports Center. The men then got out and walked around the lot, casing vehicles for valuables and key fobs.READ MORE: 'What Are The Odds?': Mountain Biker's Life Saved By Off-Duty Doctor On Minnesota Trail
The group then drove to the Walgreens on the 1600 block of Radio Drive, where they then stole a black 2014 Lexus GX SUV, with Minnesota license plate 445LFK. Inside that SUV was a dark-colored Labradoodle named Violet, who was wearing a purple collar.READ MORE: Minneapolis Man Charged In Conspiracy To Distribute Fentanyl
Officials described the four suspects as Black males, three of whom were wearing dark-colored clothing. One of the suspects wore a bright, reflective vest. It is not clear where they stole the other SUV that morning.MORE NEWS: Kerfoot Canopy Tour Offers A Unique View Of Minnesota's Fall Colors
Anyone with information on these thefts is asked to call 651-439-9381.