Stolen pit bull from city's animal shelter found safe - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Stolen pit bull from city's animal shelter found safe

(Source: CPD) (Source: CPD)
The 2nd suspect wanted in connection w/the case has been identified. We have outstanding arrest warrants for 26-year-old Darius Norman White. (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center/CPD) The 2nd suspect wanted in connection w/the case has been identified. We have outstanding arrest warrants for 26-year-old Darius Norman White. (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center/CPD)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Animal lovers rejoice!

The Columbia Police Department has located a female pit bull that was stolen from the city's animal shelter back on Jan. 20.

Raqwan Thompson, 19, was arrested on Saturday in connection to the theft with one suspect still on the loose. 

CPD has identified the second suspect as Darius Norman White, 26, who was shown in images to be wearing a ski mask during the theft.

Surveillance images taken from the scene show at least two men breaking into the shelter with bolt cutters to make off with the dog. 

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372) or visit www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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