DENVER — It solely took a matter of moments for Bryan Allen Parks to lose each his automobile and his canine, Zuri.
It occurred when he was dropping of an Instacart order. Earlier than he had made it up the steps, somebody was driving his automobile away.
“They drove in the direction of Metropolis Park, and I used to be working in the direction of them and known as 911. They took a left at Metropolis Park going in the direction of twenty fifth and that is the very last thing I noticed,” stated Parks. “I am actually simply involved about my canine, which is Zuri. She does not deserve this.”
For the previous 24 hours, he says he is been looking for Zuri and hoping that, if nothing else, she may be returned protected.
“I’ve simply been a nervous wreck my cellphone each second, seeing if anyone has any updates,” Parks stated. “I’m in shock. I have never actually been in a position to sleep, barely ate.”
He says he known as the Denver Police Division instantly after the automobile was stolen, however says an investigator has not been assigned to the case.
“I adopted up with them this morning and I acquired no solutions. Referred to as once more this afternoon making an attempt to persistently insist that I speak to the detective that was on the case,” stated Parks. “I simply need one detective to come back down right here and sort of see what is going on on.”
Now, with little institutional help, Parks is looking for assistance on his personal. He has posted to social media and mobilized Denverites and mates throughout the nation to assist discover Zuri.
“I’ve acquired most likely like, I do not even know, 30 to 60 individuals looking for her, on high of the 63 shared posts that I’ve, and random strangers simply carry on reaching out,” Parks stated. “We’re about to have a bunch of individuals come into the neighborhood and canvass.”
Parks is providing a $1,000 reward for Zuri’s protected return. He’s asking the thief to take the automobile however return his beloved pet.
“Please simply do the fitting factor,” he stated. “She’s an animal and he or she’s harmless and he or she did not do something incorrect.”
In a response to Denver7, a spokesperson for Denver PD requested that anybody with info on the incident name the non-emergency quantity at 720-913-2000 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867).