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Alize James risked her life to retrieve the puppy that a couple had just stolen from the pet store where she works. She hung on the hood of their vehicle which was traveling at full speed for several long minutes and was even beaten. Police are looking for one of the individuals and the young dog.
This day of November 4, 2020, Alize James will not soon forget. An employee of the Bully Kamp pet store in Houston , Texas, she had received a couple who said they intended to buy an American Bully puppy ( Pitbull or American Staffordshire Terrier and English Bulldog ).
While they were discussing the terms, including the price which amounts to 10,000 dollars (just over 8,000 euros), Alize James moved away for a short time. The time for the 2 individuals to grab the little dog and run away , as reported by NBC News .
The young woman tried to catch up with them to retrieve the animal, but they were already inside their car, which drove off on hats. She then ended up on the hood of the vehicle, according to what she said during the testimony. This is also what we can see in a video broadcast by KPRC 2 .
It hung on the front of the automobile as it drove at high speed and zigzagged . It only stopped after nearly 2 kilometers. At that point, the man, who has not yet been identified by police, got out and punched Alize James several times , before throwing him out of the car.
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The thieves left with the puppy, who has still not been found . Alize James is very worried about him because he had just had an operation and needed treatment .
Investigators could only establish the identity of the woman within the couple. The 21-year-old was arrested and will be prosecuted for aggravated theft with a lethal weapon .