UPDATE: San Francisco police say Tubby was returned to his family Friday. An individual recognized Tubby from his dog flyer. Koa remains missing.

San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help to find two missing dogs that police believe were stolen.

A French bulldog named Tubby has not been seen at its home since June 29 on the 1900 block of Greenwich Street. Police describe 1-year-old Tubby as light tan male last seen wearing a brown leather collar with his name on it.

As of July 2, police had not yet located the dog and opened a theft investigation.

San Francisco Police Department San Francisco, Calif. police are asking for the public’s help to finding Tubby, a 1-year-old French bulldog who has been missing since Monday, June 29, 2020.

Police are also investigating a second dog theft that occurred on June 25 at approximately 12:58 p.m. in Golden Gate Park.

An 82-year-old man reported to police at the Park District station that his roommate took his dog Koa for a walk and returned without the dog.

The roommate told the victim another dog walker had taken the dog, police said.

Through an investigation, police believe that the victim’s roommate, 54-year-old Jeffery McChesney, gave Koa to a woman in the area of Stow Lake or 19th Avenue.

Police believe the woman is a transient in the Stow Lake area and describe her as petite female with buzzed brown hair.

Officers arrested McChesney Wednesday on charges of dog theft and elder abuse.

San Francisco Police Department San Francisco, Calif. police are seeking the public’s help in finding Koa, a German shepherd-Labrador who has been not seen since June 25, 2020. This photo depicts a dog that looks similar to Koa.

Koa is a 4-year-old black and brown German shepherd-Labrador with a microchip. The dog has extra toes on its rear paws.

Anyone with information on Tubby or Koa can contact San Francisco police at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. Tipsters can choose to remain anonymous.

Jerold Chinn
Jerold Chinn covers transportation and City Hall in San Francisco for SF Bay. Email: jerold@sfbay.ca. Twitter: @Jerold_Chinn. Instagram: jeroldwashere.

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