Cops: Pit Bull Stolen From Outside Philly Drug Store

Philadelphia Police have released surveillance video of the theft of a pit bull from outside a Rite Aid in Port Richmond on Monday. They're looking for your help.

Philadelphia police released surveillance video today of a dognapping.

Cops say the theft took place Monday outside the Rite Aid at 2545 Aramingo Avenue in Port Richmond. (Depending on who you ask, this might be considered Kensington.) Cops say a 20-year-old woman left her grey and white pit bull, five months old, tied up outside the Rite Aid at 11 a.m. Monday. When she returned, the dog was gone. The man fled in a royal blue SUV.


Police released the following description of the suspect:

  • Suspect Description: White or Hispanic male, bald wearing all gray clothing.
  • Vehicle Description: Royal blue SUV.

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the pit bull and the suspect. Tips can be submitted by phone (215.686.8477), text (773847) or using this online form. Cops say all tips are confidential.