Missing 7-month-old Corgi Scout

Missing 7-month-old Corgi Scout (Source: McDowell County Sheriff's Office) 

Old Fort, NC (FOX Carolina) - Deputies in McDowell County say a man is offering a $1,000 reward for the safe return of his stolen Corgi puppy. 

Deputies say the owner, Scott Melton, reported the 7-month-old female puppy was taken from his property sometime between 6 p.m. on Monday January 14 and 12 p.m. on January 15. 

Deputies say the dog's name is Scout, and is micro-chipped. According to deputies Scout was taken from the victim's home on Vineyard Road in Old Fort. 

Missing 7-month-old Corgi Scout

Missing 7-month-old Corgi Scout (Source: McDowell County Sheriff's Office) 

Anyone with information concerning Scout’s whereabouts is asked to call Scott Melton at 442-6321 or McDowell County Crime Stoppers at 65-CRIME (652-7463). You can also text your tips to Crime Stoppers. Text TIP MCDOWELLSO and your information to 888777. With Crime Stoppers, your identity remains anonymous.

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