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Puppy stolen during burglary returned to owners

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The puppy that was stolen during a residential burglary early Tuesday has been returned to his family.

The Dane County Sheriff's Department said it responded to a single-vehicle crash on US 51 and I-90 in the town of Burke at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

While investigating, deputies noticed a puppy inside the car that match "Doyle's" description. The dog's microchip was scanned and it was confirmed to be the missing puppy.

Sheriff's officials said the person who was driving the crashed vehicle was a 15-year-old boy. He was arrested and later released to his mother. The teen claimed to have purchased the puppy at a yard sale.

The dog was missing for almost two days.

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