A $4,000 Shih Tzu puppy was stolen from Petland Kennesaw, according to Cobb County police, who have obtained an arrest warrant for an Austell woman they say is responsible.

Fanesia Dionne Caldwell left the Petland Kennesaw store with the puppy, without paying, in the afternoon of May 4, her arrest warrant states.

“Said accused did exit the store with the merchandise, passing all pay counters,” police said in the warrant, adding the puppy was worth $4,050.

Caldwell, who has yet to be taken into custody according to county records, is charged with a felony count of theft by shoplifting, per her warrant.

Records show Caldwell lives in the Windwood Apartment complex on Shenandoah Trail in Austell, around 20 miles south of the store she allegedly took the puppy from.

Petland Kennesaw is in the Cobb Place Shopping Center on Ernest Barrett Parkway, near Interstate 75.

Caldwell is subject to a $1,500 bond order upon arrest, her warrant states.

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