A two-month-old male chihuahua was stolen from a Shakopee pet store Monday morning, and authorities are asking for help in finding the thief.

From the Pet Owner:

This puppy was stolen from Petland Shakopee on 3/4/2013 at around 11 AM. A man entered the store and asked to see the puppy, once left unattended he grabbed the puppy and ran out of the store.

He was around 6FT, wearing a dark coat, and a grey/black knitted hat. He was seen getting into a dark blue Volkswagen Passat with the license plate number 768BDA.

It is very important that this puppy is found and returned safely to the store, he is young and requires special medical attention. If you have any information regarding this pet, please contact helpmefindMYPET at 866-699-3463.

Read the full alert here.