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Police release person of interest pic in case of stolen kittens

Two tabby kittens were stolen from the Columbia Heights Petco late Monday morning. (Last Chance Animal Rescue)
Two tabby kittens were stolen from the Columbia Heights Petco late Monday morning. (Last Chance Animal Rescue)

WASHINGTON — Police and a rescue group are looking for two kittens after someone stole them from a D.C. Petco.

The two tabby kittens were on display at Petco on 14th Street in Columbia Heights through Last Chance Animal Rescue when around 10:30 a.m., someone smashed the plexiglass case and took the animals. One kitten was a boy, the other a girl.

Cindy Sharpley with Last Chance Animal Rescue tells WTOP there is a $500 reward.

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This image, released by the Metropolitan Police Department, shows a person of interest in the theft of two kittens from the Columbia Heights Petco. (Courtesy Metropolitan Police Department)

According to the rescue group, which is based in Waldorf, Maryland, Petco does have security footage.

Anyone with information is asked to call  (301) 274-9409 or the Metropolitan Police Department.

 

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