HOCKESSIN, Del. (CBS) — A 63-year-old woman in Delaware is facing charges after police say she stole her neighbor’s therapy dog. Police say Cynthia Yalisove took a therapy dog from the 400 block of Dogwood Drive in Hockessin back in April.Methacton Lacrosse Coach Garth Little Facing Charges After Video Captures Him Shoving Student-Athlete
Using various social media platforms, the victims reported their 6-month-old Pyredoodle missing.
The next day, witnesses in Pennsville, New Jersey found the dog on the side of the road. It was reunited with its family later that day.READ MORE: Homeowner's Body Found Following Explosions, Massive Fire In Lower Providence Township Townhouses
Police say a witness saw a black Chevy SUV with a Delaware plate dump the dog on the side of a road.
Yalisove has been charged with felony theft of $1500 or greater.MORE NEWS: 'Sad Day In The Rescue World': Animal Advocates Fear Proposed Legislation Would Force Dog Owners To Give Up Pets
Additional charges for animal cruelty have been drafted by Pennsville police, officials say.