Stolen foster dog returned to Robbinsdale family, suspect in custody

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The family was reunited this week

Shermie the dog has been safely returned to his family, they announced Monday night. According to the family, someone found him wandering around a St. Paul apartment complex.

That person couldn’t keep him so they gave him to the people who called. Those people got the $1,000 reward.

Robbinsdale police have one suspect in custody facing charges of first degree burglary

Shermie was stolen on May 31 after a burglary at their home on the 3900 block of Halifax Avenue North. Ruff Start Rescue offered a $1,000 reward for information, which was given to those who helped find him.

According to police, a suspect entered the home through an unlocked window while the family was inside and stole several items, including electronics, wallets, a vehicle and Shermie, the three-month-old boxer mix the family was fostering for Ruff Start Rescue.