BOCA RATON, FLA. (WSVN) - Deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a family of four who stole a puppy from a store in Boca Raton.

Surveillance video caught the bandits inside the Puppy Buddy Pet Store, located 9858 at Clint Moore Road, at around 7:30 p.m., Saturday.

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the theft of 12-week-old female Chihuahua. Officials said a family of four caused a distraction while an adult female reached into a puppy pen and snatched the puppy named Rosie.

The woman then concealed the puppy in her purse.

The puppy is said to be worth $7,000.

Anyone who can identify the suspects is urged to contact Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

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