Please help Ralphie

November 2, 2014

RalphieRalphie was taken from the New Era Wesco at approximately 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. According to his owners, a gray-haired woman in a black minivan was seen on the store’s surveillance cameras taking him.

“He had followed our girls down there” and was at Wesco for “only 10 minutes tops,” said his owner Stephanie Matiash. “I went down to get him, and he was gone.” Police have been notified, she said. The family is conducting a vigilant search with flyers posted around the area and information on Facebook. “Please help us,” Stephanie said.

Ralphie is a 4 ½-year-old chocolate lab mix who is fixed. He was not wearing a collar at the time he was taken, because he had been swimming in his family’s pond.

If you have any information, please call Stephanie at 231-578-7909.


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