Lafkas family, of Merrick, devastated after dog goes missing after robbery

It is unclear if the family dog, named Cookie, was taken or went out the front door. Cookie is a 2-year-old black and white Bichon

It is unclear if the family dog, named Cookie, was taken or went out the front door. Cookie

It is unclear if the family dog, named Cookie, was taken or went out the front door. Cookie (7/31/13)

MERRICK - The Lafkas family is devastated after their beloved dog went missing during a home burglary.

Police say a thief or thieves went in through the Merrick Avenue home's basement window and took a flat screen TV, iPad, jewelry and an Xbox.

It is unclear if the family dog, named Cookie, was taken or went out the front door. Cookie is a 2-year-old black and white Bichon Shih Tzu mix.

Gus Lafkas says his children, 8-year-old John and 11-year-old Christina, are devastated over the loss of their first pet. 

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