A miniature pinscher that bolted from her dogsitter in Roslindale Tuesday night is back home, thanks to an all-out push by Fallon Field neighbors to find her - and two Boston Police officers, who did.
Boston Police report:
Nabil Aidoud had just returned home from work with the miniature pinscher he was watching for a friend, Vera, when he accidentally bumped open the front door. Vera made a dash for the door with Nabil in hot pursuit. As Vera darted and juked her way across the busy streets of Roslindale, Nabil followed behind, unable to catch the 7 lb. pup. For two hours, Vera evaded Nabil, while Nabil pleaded for help from people on the street to assist in finding Vera.
The community of Roslindale answered Nabil’s plea. Neighbors joined the search, Nabil posted fliers, and others reported updates when they caught a glimpse of Vera. Nabil and his neighbors searched until the wee hours of the morning to no avail.
Vera showed up on South Fairview Street, but she proved too elusive for residents. Then:
The next day, Vera finally found her way into the sight of two Boston police officers on patrol in Roslindale. Officer Jason Palmer, with the help of detail Officer Alberto Santiago, was able to coax Vera into his arms and return her safely to Nabil.