DUNWOODY, Ga. - Police need help finding a burglary suspect accused of stealing two dogs from a Dunwoody home. One of the dogs was found dead after being hit by a vehicle, and the second remains missing.
According to Dunwoody police, the suspect broke into a house on Winterbourne Court just before 1:15 p.m. on Monday. Investigators said the homeowner confronted the suspect as he stole his two dogs, but the burglar was able to get away in a black 2013 Kia Optima with Georgia tag EVR138.
Police said one of the stolen dogs was found nearby after being hit and killed by a vehicle. The second dog, a 10-year-old Morgi named Daisy, hasn't been found. She's not chipped but was wearing a collar with the victim's contact information on it.
Daisy weighs about 15 pounds and she's currently on medication for a heart condition.
Police have identified the suspect as 28-year-old Marquez Young. He's described as a 5'10" black male and weighs 165 pounds.
Police searching for burglary suspect accused of stealing two dogs from Dunwoody home.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Dunwoody Police Department at 678-382-6914.