French bulldog stolen at gunpoint in Southeast DC

Police in D.C. are on the lookout for a French bulldog, who was stolen at gunpoint from his owner in Southeast on Saturday evening.

In a news release, police said the owner was walking her 2-year-old, male French bulldog named “Yurman” in the 1700 block of Fort Davis Street around 8:20 p.m. when she was approached by a man with a gun, who “took the dog and fled the scene in a vehicle.”

Both the suspect and the vehicle were captured by a local surveillance camera.

(Courtesy DC police)

This past winter, D.C. police investigated a series of dognappings over several weeks. Many of the stolen dogs were French bulldogs.

D.C. police ask anyone who can identify the suspect or has any information about this incident to call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the department at 50411.

A map showing the location of the dognapping is below.

Joshua Barlow

Joshua Barlow is a writer, composer, and producer who has worked for CGTN, Atlantic Public Media, and National Public Radio. He lives in Northeast Washington, D.C., where he pays attention to developments in his neighborhood, economic issues, and social justice.

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