- Associated Press - Friday, July 10, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle homeowner thought a dog door sized for a Schnauzer would not be a problem, but police say a thief used the small opening to burglarize a house.

KOMO-TV reports (https://is.gd/o4jKeg ) that a police report shows a burglar stuck a homemade copper wire tool through the pet door and managed to unlock the deadbolt.

The prowler took a jewelry box, but left his tool. Police say they hope the evidence will help them catch their doggy-door burglar.

A Seattle detective says he hadn’t heard of the tactic being using in the city before.


Information from: KOMO-TV, https://www.komotv.com/

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