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Great Dane puppy reported stolen reunited with owner, Daytona Beach police say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — UPDATE: Daytona Beach police said Wednesday that a Great Dane puppy that was reported stolen last week has been reunited with its owner.

ORIGINAL REPORT: Daytona Beach police are asking for the community’s help to find a Great Dane puppy that was reported stolen overnight.

Officers said a puppy named Genesis and his brother were let outside a home on Hillside Drive around 12:30 a.m. and they both wandered away.


A witness told police that they found the two puppies along Silver Beach Avenue and caught Genesis’ brother. They said a man driving a white Ford F-150 captured Genesis and drove away.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 386-248-1777, option 3, regarding Case 220007267.

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UPDATE (05/04/2022): We have recovered Genesis and he's now back with his owner. Our thanks to those of you who reached...

Posted by Daytona Beach Police Department on Wednesday, April 27, 2022

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Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.