Editor's note: Last Chance Animal Rescue is offering the increased reward. The story has been updated from a previous version.
The reward for information leading to the return of a stolen puppy has been increased to $2,000, Last Chance Animal Rescue said.
The puppy was stolen before Christmas from an adoption event in Howard County. Police say they have a lead, but have been unable to follow up on it.
Police are looking for a1 5-week old mastiff mix named Zaria who disappeared from the Puppypalooza in the parking lot of the Columbia PetSmart on the last weekend before Christmas.
If you have any information, call Howard County Police or Last Chance Animal Rescue at 240-412-5751.