Man crashes car into pet store, steals 6 puppies in Thornton

Posted at 1:50 PM, Jul 19, 2020

UPDATE | Tuesday 11:40 a.m. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man suspected of stealing six puppies from a pet store in Thornton. Click here to read the story.


THORNTON, Colo – Police in Thornton are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted for a smash-and-grab burglary of a pet store.

Surveillance video shows him stealing six puppies valued at nearly $15,000.

The man drove a vehicle through the front of the Pet Ranch, 3833 E. 120th Ave., and removed six puppies from their cages before fleeing, according to police.

The burglary occurred Thursday night around 10 p.m.

The Thornton Police Department is seeking information regarding the male suspect or the suspicious sale of multiple puppies. Please contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.