3 French Bulldogs dognapped in Southeast DC armed robbery

Three French Bulldogs were stolen in Southeast D.C. early Tuesday morning and police are asking for the public’s help in finding three suspects in the armed robbery.

The dogs — named Chewy, Coco and Buttercup — were taken from their owner as he was walking them in the 5200 block of East Capitol Street, Southeast around 4 a.m.

The suspects in the robbery brandished a firearm and forced the man to give up his dogs, police said.

The dogs can be seen in the photo below:

Three French Bulldogs — Chewy, Coco and Buttercup — were stolen during an armed robbery as their owner walked them in Southeast D.C. Nov. 14, 2023. (Courtesy Metropolitan Police)

Chewy is described as an 18-pound female with brown fur; Coco is described as a 30-pound female with white fur; and Buttercup is described as a 25-pound female with brown fur and spots.

Police have asked anyone with information to call the department at (202)-727-9099 or text 50411.

Ciara Wells

Ciara Wells is a freelance digital writer/editor at WTOP. She is a recent graduate of American University where she studied journalism and Spanish. Before joining WTOP, she was the opinion team editor at a student publication and a content specialist at an HBCU in Detroit.

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