BOSTON (CBS) — A dog stolen while he sat in a running car waiting for his owner has been found safe and a suspect has been arrested.
Chief, an eight-year-old yellow lab, was found in the stolen car in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett Monday, one day after he went missing. “It was like a sigh of relief,” Nese said after the reunion with her dog. “My main concern was that he was safe.”READ MORE: 72-Year-Old Woman Stabbed At Hamilton Home By Person Who Knew Her
Nese was also concerned because Chief needs certain medication.READ MORE: Pastrnak's Power-Play Goal Lifts Bruins Over Jets 3-2
Rosa Nese told WBZ-TV Sunday that she left her dog and keys in the car, which was on, while she went into the Saratoga Market in East Boston. In the time it took for Nese to buy a lottery ticket, someone was able to get away with her car.MORE NEWS: Man Shot At South Shore Plaza In Braintree; Police Say Scene Is Secured, But Suspect Not In Custody
Police say the suspect, 50-year-old David Brady of Boston, was arrested in connection with the theft of the car. He was taken into custody after a foot chase in East Boston Monday evening.