Attempted dog theft in Iron Mountain

Attempted dog theft in Iron Mountain

IRON MOUNTAIN — Police are looking for a suspect who attempted to steal a dog in Iron Mountain.

Police received a call Tuesday morning from a resident on the west side of Iron Mountain claiming someone in a vehicle took their dog and attempted to drive away.  The dog owner chased the vehicle and the suspect or suspects released the dog.

The vehicle is described as an older model white or white and black Chevrolet Camaro or Pontiac Firebird with a spoiler on the back.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Iron Mountain Police Department at (906) 774-1234.

Police said since the incident was reported, many rumors have been circulating over social media in reference to other dog thefts and animal abuse. The Iron Mountain Police Department has not been able to confirm any of those rumors.