A puppy ripped from its owners arms on the North Shore this week has been found by police.
Police announced in a Facebook post last night the rottweiler puppy had been found in Whangaparoa.
Rosko the puppy had been taken outside his owner's Castor Bay home on Monday morning following a scuffle.
Rosko's owner Grace Read posted on her Facebook page today her gratitude to the police for finding her puppy.
"I have a million thank yous for everyone who came together for Rosko.
"I just want to thank everyone to know we have our happy little pup back and I've never felt so grateful."
A 26-year-old man has been arrested for his involvement in the aggravated robbery.
Also facing court are a 19-year-old woman who was summonsed for making a false statement, and a 20-year-old woman who was summonsed for offering to supply cannabis, and attempting to procure the commission of an offence.
Police are making further inquiries to locate two more people in relation to the puppy theft.
Police extended special thanks their Police 'Paw Patrol' for going the extra mile, and completing extensive inquiries throughout the Hibiscus Coast area.