CLEVELAND -- A puppy stolen from the Cleveland Animal Protective League has been returned.
Sharon Harvey, the APL's director, says that thanks to media coverage of the theft the person who took the black Lab-mix puppy voluntarily turned the puppy over to authorities Friday.
The dog, Lucy, is back at the APL where workers are celebrating her return. It's not known yet if the person who the dog will face charges.
Lucy is 8 weeks old and weighs approximately 8 and a half pounds.
A family was in the process of adopting her when she was stolen from the APL. According to the APL, the person inquired about the puppy and was told it was taken. Shortly thereafter, employees noticed Lucy was missing.