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Stray dog repeatedly steals purple unicorn from store, animal control buys it for him

Dog rescued and adopted Thursday

Susu (Duplin County Animal Services)

One cute four-legged thief has stolen thousands of hearts across the internet.

But that’s not all Sisu stole. The Duplin County Animal Services in North Carolina said the dog repeatedly broke into Dollar General to take a purple plush unicorn on March 21.

When animal control was called, they decided to buy it for one-year-old Sisu.

“This is what happens when you break into the dollar general consistently to steal the purple unicorn that you laid claim to but then get animal control called to lock you up for your B & E and larceny but the officer purchases your item for you and brings it in with you,” Duplin County Animal Services said.

This is what happens when you break into the dollar general consistently to steal the purple unicorn that you layed...

Posted by Duplin County Animal Services on Monday, March 22, 2021

Since then, both the stuffed animal and Sisu will have a place they can call home. Mary Shannon Johnstone adopted and rescued Sisu on Thursday.

Photo Shoot Yesterday!!! Thank you so much Mary Shannon Johnstone for coming so quickly to get these amazing pictures...

Posted by Duplin County Animal Services on Friday, March 26, 2021

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Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.