COLMA (KPIX 5) – A search is on for a service dog that was stolen from its owner on a Bay Area Rapid Transit Train Wednesday night.

A Pomeranian named Archie had just accompanied its owner to a San Francisco SPCA fundraiser and the duo was returning home on BART when the theft occurred.

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The dog’s owner, a San Bruno resident, apparently fell asleep, and when she woke up the dog was gone. Police believe the theft occurred near the Colma Station.

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Flyers were being distributed Friday, and a reward will be offered for the return of Archie.

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