A puppy stolen from a West Kelowna residence has been reunited with its family. (Kelowna RCMP)

Stolen puppy reunited with Central Okanagan owners

A happy ending; puppy stolen from West Kelowna vehicle found in Kelowna, returned to family

A puppy stolen in West Kelowna has been reunited with its family.

In a statement Feb. 26, Kelowna RCMP explained that the happy ending was the result of quick thinking by officials and police.

Yesterday (Feb. 25) morning, a dog control officer in the Central Okanagan spotted the stolen puppy on Lawrence Avenue near Gordon Drive, in Kelowna. It was reported stolen from out of a vehicle in West Kelowna, two days prior.

“Frontline (police) officers immediately began an investigation which led them to a residence in the 1100-block of Centennial Avenue where they recovered the pup, and turned him over to the Dog Control officer so he could be reunited with his owner,” stated RCMP in a statement.

Police also located a stolen bike a the residence, which also has been reunited with its owner.

Authorities say no charges have been laid at this time, but that the investigation is ongoing.

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