Pet Owner: 'My Dog Is Being Held Ransom!' - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Pet Owner: 'My Dog Is Being Held Ransom!'

WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) - A Woodland woman says her pet bulldog named Jaggar is being held for ransom by thieves demanding money and her prescription drugs.

Jennifer Thomas told KATU she noticed her dog missing more than a week ago after she saw a man and woman in her driveway. Since then she has received text messages from people threatening to torture the dog to death unless she pays the ransom.

Thomas uses a wheelchair, says she doesn't have the money and needs the medication because of an accident.

Despite warnings not to call police, she asked the Cowlitz County sheriff's office for help.

      
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