Chihuahua gives away owner after burglary at San Antonio restaurant | News - Home
SAN ANTONIO - Police nabbed a suspected burglar Monday morning after his small Chihuahua gave him away.
San Antonio police said the suspect brought his dog with him to a burglary at the Taqueria Nuevo Vallarta restaurant on Roosevelt near S. E. Military.
The restaurant's surveillance video captured the break-in around 1:15 a.m.
The suspect pried open the door, then broke the jukebox and stole $40, police said.
The small Chihuahua is also seen in the surveillance video alongside its owner.
The man and his dog fled to a nearby Taco Cabana and attempted to hide from police in the bushes. The Chihuahua stood by his side, but started growling at police officers.
Officers brought a K-9 unit to the scene and lured the Chihuahua away from its owner, and took the suspect into custody.
The suspect and his Chihuahua were both placed into an SAPD patrol car. Police have not said what charges the suspect would face.