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Red Deer RCMP look for kitten thief – Update – Kitten returned

April 13, 2017 10:43 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are happy to announce that Kennedy, the kitten taken from Petland on April 7, has been returned and is now getting the medical treatment she needs from a veterinarian.

Staff with Alberta Animal Services contacted Red Deer RCMP this afternoon to say that an unidentified person had anonymously returned the kitten to the Petland store she was taken from. The kitten appeared to be ill at the time of her return but is expected to recover through treatment.

The suspect in the theft has not been identified at this time. Red Deer RCMP thank the many media outlets and citizens who shared this story so widely and achieved a positive outcome for little Kennedy.

If you have information about this incident, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

BACKGROUND:

April 12, 2017

Red Deer RCMP look for kitten thief

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a man who stole a kitten from the Petland store located in south Red Deer shortly after 2:30 pm on April 7; staff are concerned for the well-being of the kitten as it requires medication for a heath condition.

Please see the attached surveillance photo of the suspect, and a photo of the kitten.

If you have information about this incident, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

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