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City of Newark Police Division
Thursday August 18th, 2022 :: 04:38 p.m. EDT


Police Seek the Public's Help in Locating Stolen French Bull Dog

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé requests the public’s help locating the below-pictured French bulldog, stolen on Friday, August 12, 2022.
At approximately 2:40 p.m., the victim, a 13-year-old boy, was walking the family’s dog, named Ted “Teddy” Dibiase, in the 400 block of South 19th Street. A white jeep occupied by four males pulled up behind the victim. The vehicle’s occupants exited and snatched the dog before fleeing with the dog inside the vehicle, heading eastbound on South Orange Avenue.
Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in quickly locating the dog so that it can be returned to its rightful owners. The suspects are each described as Black males who were wearing gloves. The driver of the suspect vehicle also wore a ski mask.
Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of the French bulldog, Ted “Teddy” Dibiase, to call the Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.
Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: or through our Smartphone App available at Apple’s App Store and Google Play. Search Newark Police Division to download the App. #newarknj #publicsafety #police #community #partnership #newjersey #cops #tips #CrimeStoppers #french #bulldog #missing #pet

City of Newark Police Division
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Newark, NJ 07108

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