Bloomington police ask help in finding stolen vehicle with family dog inside

A vehicle stolen from a Bloomington Hotel on Saturday night contained the family dog, police said.

About 10 p.m. Saturday, a man parked his 2017 Kia Sorento with Minnesota plates AXE459 outside Element Bloomington Mall of American at 2400 82nd Street East. He left the vehicle running while he checked on someone inside the hotel.

While he was gone, someone stole the Kia. His dog, Remy, a blue merle border collie, was inside.

Police are investigating hotel video of the suspect.

They ask anyone who has information on the location of the car or dog to call the Bloomington Police Department at 952-563-4900.

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