Terrier Robbed in Front of Park Slope Supermarket

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Lexie, unburdened by wool. Photo: NYP

A few days ago, Park Slope resident Donna McPherson tied up Lexie, her 10-year-old Westie, in front of Ace Supermarket on Seventh Avenue "for two minutes" so she could buy milk. When she returned, the dog was still there, but her coat —a $25 green wool number with leather trim and a belt — was missing. McPherson was outraged, and perplexed. "How could anyone steal a coat off someone's back in the freezing cold?" she asked the Post.


"I walked around Park Slope sort of to see if I could see anyone with the coat and I didn't. It's totally bizarre," she said

Ha, what did she think she was going to see? A burly, mean-looking dog in a too-small jacket? No. Clearly, this is the debut act of something that we can't believe hasn't existed till now: a team of vigilantes who have devoted themselves to relieving dogs of the tiny outfits that make them look and feel stupid. God willing, they'll never be caught.

Dog's coat stolen as owner shopped in Park Slope [NYP]