Deputies Asking for the Public’s Help to ID a Attempted Dog Thief

Deputies Asking for the Public’s Help to ID a Attempted Dog Thief


ADELANTO – Deputies from the Victor Valley Station are asking for the public’s help to identify a male suspect who attempted to steal a dog from a yard on Friday. At around 3:28 p.m. deputies responded to a home in the 18200 block of Spruce Street in the City of Adelanto for the report that a suspect had just attempted to steal the reporting party’s American Bully dog.


When deputies arrived they learned that the suspect jumped the fence to enter the yard of the home and began chasing the dog. The victim saw what was going on and went outside to approach the suspect. The suspect assaulted the victim and began spraying the victim with pepper spray. The suspect fled the scene on foot, leaving his hat behind. Deputies took the hat as evidence.

The suspect is described as an unknown African American male, 20-30 years of age, with black hair. He was last seen wearing dark blue hoodie, light blue pants, blue and orange shoes.


Anyone with information regarding the identity and/or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact the Victor Valley Station at (760) 552-6800. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the website

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  • Attempted Theft: San Bernardino County Police Department