CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Corpus Christi veteran's home was burglarized over the weekend and among his possessions that were missing was his beloved dog Dillinger.

Domingo Davila is a military veteran and truck driver. He said he was working this weekend when his home off Kostoryz Road and Brawner Parkway was broken into. Corpus Christi police said it happened between 1:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday.

Davila said his dog Dillinger usually greets him at the door when he gets home. When he returned from work after this weekend and Dillinger didn't rush to greet him, he knew something was wrong.

Stolen Dogs belongings

According to police, the crooks managed to get into Davila's home through a back window. Several items were stolen from Davila's home, but the veteran said the material things can be replaced -- he just wants his dog back.

Dillinger was supposed to get micro-chipped this week at a scheduled appointment with his veterinarian.

If you have any information that can help police with their investigation, call them at 361-886-2600.

UPDATE: After Davila's story aired on 3 News, family members got a call about 7:30 from a family who found his dog near Sam Houston Elementary.  Davila was excited to be reunited with his dog Dillinger last night.

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