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Dog-nappers: Man charged, but this little puppy remains missing

A teenager has been charged over the theft of two puppies in Melbourne’s outer-east.

But one of the pups remains missing.

The Rottweiler puppies were initially advertised online for sale, and two men visited a home at Mooroolbark on January 24 to inspect them.

However, once they had the puppies in their arms, they made a run for it.

Police say one of the puppies was dropped as they fled in a stolen car.

A Burnside Heights man, 19, has since been arrested and charged with theft.

But he has refused to tell police where the puppy can be found.

It still hasn’t been located, prompting police to today release an image (above) in the hope someone knows where it is.

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