$1,000 reward for return of stolen Corgi

Scout, the 7-month-old Corgi puppy, was reportedly taken from her Old Fort home in mid-January.


An Old Fort man is offering a $1,000 reward for the safe return of his Corgi puppy.

Scott Melton, address listed as Vineyard Road in Old Fort, reported on Tuesday, Feb. 5 that someone took the 7-month-old female from his property.

The canine, named Scout, is microchipped and was taken sometime between 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14 and noon on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Anyone with information concerning Scout’s whereabouts is asked to call Scott Melton at 442-6321 or McDowell County Crime Stoppers at 65-CRIME (652-7463). You can also text your tips to Crime Stoppers. Text TIP MCDOWELLSO and your information to 888777. With Crime Stoppers, your identity remains anonymous.

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