Del. dog-walker accused of stealing from clients

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - December 13, 2011

Police investigating thefts from two homes learned that both victims employed the man as a dog-walker, and that he had also lived with one of the victims.

According to police, one victim asked the dog-walker to return his house key and the dog-walker arrived wearing an article of the victim's clothing.

Thirty-three-year-old Joseph Francisco has been charged with theft. He was released on $5,000 unsecured bail.

Police are asking for additional victims to contact the New Castle County Police Department.

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