Reward raised for two dogs reported stolen in Franklin County

Published: Feb. 8, 2023 at 10:01 AM EST
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - The search continues for two Black Labs reportedly stolen from Franklin County, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and Franklin County Humane Society Planned Parenthood & Adoption Center. A reward leading to their return has been raised to $4,000.

The two dogs, Colby and Caleb, were taken from Waid Park in Rocky Mount. Tuesday, February 7.

The dogs broke away from their owner and chased after a squirrel. Two men then lured the dogs into an off-white Jeep Grand Cherokee and drove off with the dogs while their owner was calling for them, according to the sheriff’s office.

Anyone with information on the location of the dogs is asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 540-483-3000.

The $4,000 reward will be given for the dogs’ safe return to the Franklin County Animal Shelter or the Franklin County Humane Society.