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Community Rallies To Help Find Missing Puppy

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Toms River, NJ (My9NJ) -

Sadly, Jeter the pit bull puppy is missing. While dogs go missing all the time, there are two specific things that distinguish this story from others. First, several witnesses say Jeter didn't wonder off and that they saw Jeter get taken. Second, the community has rallied in a huge way to help find the loveable pup.

Owner Danielle Digiovanni of Toms River said that Jeter ran out of the back yard during a gathering and when they went out to look for him moments later, the puppy was gone and witnesses had conflicting stories.

The police questioned neighborhood kids and searched one of the neighbor's houses, but still no sign of Jeter. Since Jeter disappeared in July, members of the community have volunteered to search, hundreds of flyers have been distributed and social media is blowing up.

“So many people helping out and I'm just so grateful for them, they're being absolutely wonderful,” Digiovanni said.

She believes more and more that Jeter was in fact taken because the dog is micro-chipped, so anyone who takes him to a shelter, vet or even the police could easily identify his owners, but that hasn't happened in a month.

If you know anything about Jeter, there is a $2,500 reward for his safe return. The number to call is 732-642-3987.

“No questions asked, I'm not looking to get anybody in trouble, I just want my baby back,” Digiovanni said.

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