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

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

News 12 Staff

Aug 1, 2013, 1:40 AM

Updated 3,951 days ago

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

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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