FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – The search is on for a three-year-old German Shepherd that was stolen in Fairfield over the weekend.

Fairfield police say the dog, named Nala, escaped from her backyard on Saturday.

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Photo of Nala provided by the Fairfield Police Department.

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Nala then made her way to a convenience store along the 3000 block of Travis Boulevard. Several customers at the store interacted with Nala, but after a few minutes a woman took her and loaded the dog into her car.

Police say Nala was wearing and ID tag with her owner’s name and number, however no one has reached.

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Anyone who knows who may have taken Nala is asked to contact the Fairfield Police Department.