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Video shows DoorDash driver stealing a family’s new puppy

Dog and dash!

A DoorDash driver in Michigan took off with a customer’s new puppy after dropping off their order, video shows.

The female driver was caught on surveillance footage abducting an 8-week-old pooch named Bella at the home in Warren on New Year’s Day, news station WXYZ reported.

“You can see her pet the dog [and] rub the dog seeing if it was vicious then scoop the dog up and take the dog to her car,” the dog’s owner, Ashley Swinton, told the outlet.

Swinton said the new furry family member had been a Christmas present for her children.

Thankfully, police were able to track down the 26-year-old woman, who admitted to swiping Bella.

“They admitted to stealing the dog. I recovered the dog from the scene,”  Detective Brian Price told the outlet.

Price declined to identify the woman since charges have not been filed in the case.

He said that Bella was found “still in good health” and returned to her home.

Of the alleged dog-napping, Price called video footage “shocking.”

“This is a new one even for me. Pretty shocking when you watch the video and see it happen right in front of you,” he said.

DoorDash said Wednesday that the driver has been suspended from the food delivery service.

“Immediately upon learning of the incident, we took appropriate actions including working with local law enforcement to help support their investigation, and permanently deactivating the Dasher from our platform,” the company said in a statement to The Post.

“We sincerely regret that this incident fell short of the experience we strive to give our customers every day and have reached out to apologize to the customer.”

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