Missing: A pit bull named Heaven from Southeast Washington that was stolen at gunpoint.
How the dog went missing involves a tale of robbery and a mystery as to the motive, plus a search for the suspect.
It started around 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road SE near the Suitland Parkway in the Barry Farm neighborhood.
D.C. police said a man got out of a silver-colored sedan with tinted windows.
Gun in hand, he told the victim one thing: “Come up off the dog.”
The victim complied.
He dropped the white leash tied to the one-month-old pit bull on the ground.
The dog walked away and the man took the dog before he fled.
Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.