FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Officers arrested a woman on Thursday after she was accused of stealing a 9-month-old French bulldog named Georgie from a Virginia woman who was at the Cambria Hotel in Fort Lauderdale.
Agustina Natali Berrondo was at the Broward County main jail on Thursday night facing a charge of grand theft for allegedly stealing the dog at the hotel’s lobby.
Officers said surveillance video shows Berrondo, 34, picking up Georgie and walking out with him on Wednesday, according to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
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