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Two dogs declared aggressive reported stolen from Kelowna dog pound

The Central Okanagan Regional District dog pound at 890 Weddell Pl. is pictured in this image from Google Streetview.
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March 20, 2015 - 10:39 AM

KELOWNA - A pair of dogs seized after two goats were killed in Joe Rich Wednesday, were reported stolen from the Central Okanagan Regional District dog pound Thursday morning.

The break and enter and theft at the dog pound, located at 890 Weddell Pl. in Kelowna, was reported at about 7:05 a.m., Thursday, March 19. Video surveillance shows two men coming into the building and leaving with the dogs two minutes later, according to an RCMP media release.

"Two (goats) were killed on a property in Joe Rich on Wednesday and late Wednesday our dog control officers seized two dogs, that had previously been declared aggressive, from another property in connection with the killing," Regional District communications officer Bruce Smith says in the release. "Those dogs were stolen from the pound during the break-in."

Police say they've identified two suspects but no arrests have been made. The investigation continues.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP, Const. Hutt, at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

To contact a reporter for this story, email jmcdonald@infotelnews.ca, call 250-575-0521. To contact the managing editor, email Marshall Jones at mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 2:47 p.m., March 20, 2015, with a correction from the district noting it goats were killed.

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