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Cat Burglar: Suspect Stole From Shelton Hotel Room, Still On Loose

Police released images of the stolen cat and the suspect.
Police released images of the stolen cat and the suspect. Photo Credit: Facebook/Shelton CT Police Department

Police are looking for a suspect who burglarized a hotel room in Shelton and walked away with a cat and several other stolen items. 

The burglary happened on Sunday, Jan. 22 at an unspecified hotel in Shelton when an unknown suspect was able to enter a room without forcing entry, according to Shelton Police. 

The suspect was able to make off with a Fendi and Gucci bag, as well as the victim's hairless cat, Princess. Ultimately, the value of the stolen items is estimated to be more than $8,500. 

Surveillance pictures of the suspect and their vehicle were released by police on Tuesday, Jan. 24, as well as a photo of the missing cat. In the photos, the suspect can be seen carrying the cat in a wrapped-up blanket. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 203-924-1544. 

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