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LI Man Wanted For Opening Line Of Credit Under Another Person’s Name To Buy Pricey Puppies

Nicholas Citron
Nicholas Citron Photo Credit: Suffolk County Police

An alert has been issued for a man wanted on Long Island after illegally opening a line of credit to purchase two dogs.

Nicholas Citron is being sought by Suffolk County Police detectives after he opened a line of credit using another person’s name and address to pay for two dogs from Canine Corral on New York Avenue in Huntington Station.

After purchasing the puppies at 3:25 p.m. on Oct. 28 last year, a warrant was issued for his arrest on a third-degree grand larceny charge.

The Yorkshire terrier puppies were valued at about $4,500 for both.

Police noted that Citron is also wanted for violating his probation, attempted robbery, identity theft, and possession of a forged instrument.

Anyone with information regarding Citron’s whereabouts has been asked to contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, or texting “SCPD” and the tip to CRIMES (274637).

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