Two Jack Russell Terrier puppies were abducted from an East Sooke property earlier today.

Samantha Kotzer and her father Don Kotzer are heartbroken after a Caucasian male and female in their late 20s stole the two pups, after showing up to purchase one puppy.

According to Samantha, the pair drove in from the Crofton area (or so they said) in a black Jeep at around 2 PM on Sunday, March 18th to purchase one of the dogs.

They had a plan

While the woman was discussing the purchase of one puppy with Don, her partner snuck out of the house with two other puppies in hand.

As soon as he was outside, the woman quickly finished the monetary transaction and then fled the residence before completing any of the adoption paperwork.

There were no names mentioned or emails that could help track the couple’s whereabouts – the viewing was arranged over the phone.

Sooke RCMP has been notified of the incident and R.O.A.M. is also working to help the family locate their puppies.

If you have any information, please call ROAM at 778-977-6260/ 778-977-6265, or contact Sooke RCMP at 250-642-5241.


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