The thief took the canine and fled, police stated.
The canine, Hugo, is described as 6-months outdated, and grey and white. Hugo’s left ear doesn’t all the time rise up straight, the police stated.
In a earlier incident, a French bulldog named Bruno was taken at gunpoint in April in Washington and located lifeless in August in Prince George’s County.
Bruno’s proprietor described him as a $6,000 canine.
It was unclear how Washington compares with different cities within the frequency of French bulldog thefts.
Nevertheless, the canine have been the targets of thieves elsewhere; in a single excessive profile incident in Los Angeles final yr, robbers took two French bulldogs that belonged to Woman Gaga.
Earlier this month, a French bulldog stolen in San Leandro, Calif, was reported to be present in Arizona.
In August, a person in Buford, Ga., reported that 4 French bulldog puppies have been taken at gunpoint from his home.
The canine are thought-about to be ideally suited for metropolis dwelling as a result of they do nicely in small area, present fondness for folks and make little noise.
Costs for puppies might run from $1,500 to $3,000. Uncommon specimens are stated to be valued as excessive as $100,000.