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Denver family needs help tracking down stolen SUV with dog inside

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Posted at 8:46 PM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-06 00:45:58-05

DENVER – A family is turning to the community for help after a thief stole their SUV with their dog, Wally, inside, on Thursday morning.

The 2009 Cadillac SRX with Colorado license plates EBO-592 was stolen from Joe Chavez’ driveway on Montview Blvd.

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He said he left his truck running while he went inside his house to help his wife. Chavez said less than a minute later, the Cadillac was gone.

“Total fear for the dog, I didn’t care about the car,” Chavez told Denver7.

Wally is a 1-year-old Yorkie Schnauzer mix. He weighs 7 to 8 pounds and has gray and white fur. Chavez said his family got him as a puppy, and he’s become his companion.

“He means the world to us,” Chavez said.

Chavez is asking anyone with information about Wally to call 303-656-5652. Wally does not have a pet microchip.

The family said they filed a police report.