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Stolen truck, dog returned to owner in Englewood

The truck, with the dog inside, was stolen from a Walmart parking lot at around 2 p.m. Friday, police said.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Clear Creek County sheriff's deputies have recovered a truck and dog that were stolen from a man in Englewood Friday. 

According to a post on the Metro Denver Crime Stoppers Facebook page, someone stole the Dodge truck from the Walmart parking lot at 601 Englewood Parkway at around 2 p.m. Friday.

The dog, named Beatrice, was in the truck at the time, according to the post.

Credit: Metro Denver Crime Stoppers

The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office confirmed Saturday that someone who had seen a Facebook post about the theft recognized the truck Friday and called 911. The truck was stopped on Interstate 70 in Clear Creek County and the driver was arrested.

Credit: Metro Denver Crime Stoppers

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Beatrice and the truck were returned to their owner.