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Police: 5 minors arrested for stealing dog in Elmont

The suspects allegedly demanded the woman meet them in a parking lot on Gotham Avenue with $500 to get the dog back.

News 12 Staff

May 30, 2024, 9:59 PM

Updated 24 days ago

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Five minors were arrested for stealing a dog in Elmont, police say.
Detectives say a woman noticed her dog was missing Wednesday and received a message shortly after of an image of the five suspects holding her dog.
The message allegedly demanded the woman meet them in a parking lot on Gotham Avenue with $500 to get the dog back.
The woman contacted police, who went to the parking lot and arrested the juveniles.
The dog was returned to the victim unharmed.


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