LYNBROOK - Nassau County police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a puppy in Lynbrook.

Police have released a surveillance image of the suspect who allegedly stole the 8-week-old Maltese poodle from Shake-A-Paw in September.

The puppy is valued at $995.

A reward of $5,000 is being offered for information leading up to an arrest.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-224-TIPS.