Here’s an excerpt from the 1st District Crime Activity Report for July 20, 2008, reproduced verbatim and without editorial comment:
Location: Dumaine and North Rocheblave
Gist: The victim stated that at 6:15pm, she received a response to an ad that she had in the newspaper for a puppy. The victim met an unknown black male in the 900 block of North Rocheblave. She let him hold the puppy and then he fled with puppy eastbound on North Rocheblave.
Description: Unknown black male; 5’6”; 125lbs; white shirt and blue jeans