Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a dog safely after it was stolen from his owner in Sydney Olympic Park last night, NSW Police say.
About 10.30pm today, officers from Flemington Local Area Command were called to the corner of Australia Avenue and Parkview Drive after receiving reports of a robbery.
Police have been told three unknown men armed with knives approached a 29-year-old man walking his dog along Australia Avenue.
The unknown men demanded the man’s wallet and backpack. The man complied and the trio ran from the scene, also taking the man’s dog.
The man, uninjured, contacted police and a search commenced for the men and the dog.
The 14-month-old dog, named ‘Egg’, is described as a smaller breed ‘Pug’, black, and may have a red coiled collar around his neck.
Police are continuing to search for ‘Egg’, and would like to speak to three men who may be able to assist them.
All are described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, and approximately 30-years-old. Two are of slim build and the third man is described as being of large build with a bald head and a goatee.
The three men were seen wearing dark shorts.
Police are urging the men to safely return the dog and attend their nearest police station.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.