20 Jan 2018

Auckland woman reunited with stolen puppy

3:02 pm on 20 January 2018

An Auckland woman whose puppy was ripped from her arms in an attack has been reunited with her pet.

Grace Read was attacked by two men and her puppy, Rosko, stolen.

Grace Read was overjoyed to have her dog Rosko back, said police. Photo: Grace Read

Two men attacked Grace Read in her driveway in Castor Bay on Monday and stole her nine-week-old rottweiler puppy Rosko.

Police said they had found Rosko safe and well at a property in Stanmore Bay.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested for aggravated robbery.

They are still searching for two others involved in the theft.

Police said Ms Read was overjoyed to have her dog back.