Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Dog Thieves Use Stickers and Dots


Geelong Advertiser [Australia]
4 June 2013

Erin Pearson

A GEELONG dog-napping ring being hyped on social media is a hoax, police say.

Sergeant Andy Harris, of Geelong police, said online posts claimed people were stealing dogs for illegal fighting rings.

The posts claimed people were putting coloured stickers outside homes to mark them as places that have a dog worth stealing. [...]

Newcomb resident Amanda Kettner joined the call to keep dogs safe after returning from work last week to find a man in her driveway trying to lure her dog and her in-laws' pooches. [...]

"Then later on I noticed two green stickers on my fence and dots on the power pole nearby. "[...]