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FedEx driver accused of stealing a service dog from a Helena neighborhood

OWSLLY. STEALING A SERVICE DOGRO FM A NEIGHBORHOOD IN HELENA — THAT’S WHAT POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A FEDEX DRIVER OF DOING. THE OWNER, WHO WISHES TO CONALCE RHE IDENTITY, TELLS WVTM 13’S BREA DOUGLAS SHE HAD SLEEPLESS NIGHTS WAITING FOR HER DOG’S RETURN BREA: 0 11POUND HARLEY ISN’T JU ST A LARGE FAMILY PET. SHE GETS NATALIE’S AUTISTIC SON THROUGH HIS CHALLENGES.>> THIS DOG CREATES AN EMOTIONAL SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR MY CHILD, AND YOU TOOK THA BREA: AFTER LETTING THE DOG OUT ONAT SURDAY, THE FAMILY COULDN’T FIND HARLEY. >> I’M FRANTIC. WHERE IS MY DOG? BREA: NATALIE TURNED TO FACEBOOK FOR HELP. THAT’S WHEN SHE LEARNED FROM NEIGHBORS ATWH HAPNED.PE THE DOG WAS FOUND TWO HOUSES DOWN FROM WHERE SHE LIVES. THAT’S WHERE NEIGHBORS SAY EY SAW THE FEDEX DRIVER GET THE DOG INTO THE TRUCK. >> I WAS SHOCK. LIKE, WHO PUTS A DOG IN A FEDEX VEHICLE AND STILL MAKES DELIVERI?ES BREA: NATALIE EMAILED THE CEO OF FEDEX, AND TWO DAYS LATER A STAFF MEMBER RETURNED THE DOG FROM TENNESSEE. >> I WAS EXCIT. I WAS HAPPY BECAUSE SHE IS A VERY IMPORTANTAR PT OF THIS FAMILY. EABR BUT SHE WANTS THE DRIVER FIRED FOR HIS ACTIONS, EVEN THOUGH, SHE SAYS, THE DRIVER CLAIMED HE PICD KEUP THE DOG SO SHE WOULDN’GET T HIT. >> YOU MADE NO ATTEMPT TO REACH OUT TO ANYONE THAT YOU FOUND A G.DO YOU TOOK A WHOLE THERAPY DOG FROM AN AUTISTIC CHILD. SOMETHING HAS TO BE NEDO BREA: HELENA POLICE HAVE THE CASE, AND SAY THE DRIVER COULD BE CHARGED WITH A FELONY BECAUSE OF THE COST OF THE ANIMAL. >> FOR A DELIVERY DRIVERO T ACTUALLY BE A SUSPECT IN TAKING THIS DOG, THAT IS SOMETHING THAT I HAVE NEVER SEEN BEFORE IN 25 S.AR BREA: AND SOMETHING NATALIE’S SON DOESN’T WANT TO EVER EXPERIENCE AGAIN. >> HE NEEDED HER. BREA: IN HELENA, BREA DOUGL, WVTM 13. JEFF: WE REACHED OUT TO FEDEX FOR A CO

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FedEx driver accused of stealing a service dog from a Helena neighborhood

Helena police are investigating a FedEx driver for stealing a dog from a Helena neighborhood. The owner says the driver claims he took the dog so she wouldn’t get hit by a car. Watch the video above to learn more.FedEx released the following statement to WVTM 13 Tuesday afternoon:“We understand the importance of service dogs in their owners’ lives and are highly disturbed by this reported behavior. This individual is no longer providing service on behalf of FedEx Ground while we work with local authorities to investigate the incident. We will take appropriate action based on the outcome of the investigation.”

Helena police are investigating a FedEx driver for stealing a dog from a Helena neighborhood. The owner says the driver claims he took the dog so she wouldn’t get hit by a car. Watch the video above to learn more.

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FedEx released the following statement to WVTM 13 Tuesday afternoon:

“We understand the importance of service dogs in their owners’ lives and are highly disturbed by this reported behavior. This individual is no longer providing service on behalf of FedEx Ground while we work with local authorities to investigate the incident. We will take appropriate action based on the outcome of the investigation.”

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