By CBS3 Staff

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.

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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.

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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.

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Additional charges for animal cruelty have been drafted by Pennsville police, officials say.