AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Suffolk County man has been charged for stealing a puppy from a woman on Friday, police said.

Suffolk police said 23-year-old Donovan Davis was being questioned in connection with a reported disturbance on Overland Avenue in Amityville around 9 p.m. when the officer noticed movement inside a bag Davis had in his possession.

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Authorities said Davis then pulled a pit bull puppy out of the bag and admitted he had stolen it earlier in the day from a woman who agreed to meet with him about purchasing the pup.

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Davis, of North Amityville, is charged with petit larceny and is being held at First Precinct pending arraignment.

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Police said the puppy was returned to the owner.