Vienna police say a resident is concerned that wannabe dog owners are barking up the wrong tree for their puppy pick-ups.
“A resident advised that on two separate occasions, people have arrived at his residence to collect a puppy they have purchased,” Vienna police say. “The resident is concerned that scammers may be using his address while defrauding people.”
The incidents occurred between Jan. 8-12 in the 400 block of MacArthur Avenue NE.
In a separate incident, police say that someone spray-painted the playground equipment at the Tot Lot (Branch Road and Locust Street SE).
The vandalism occurred sometime between 10 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12, and 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, police say.
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