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Dog that went missing after Tinder date reunited with owner

FILE - In this July 5, 2015, file photo, a man uses the dating app Tinder in New Delhi. Tinder announced on Nov. 15, 2016, that it would allow gender options beyond "man" and "woman" for the first time. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal, File)

A dog that went missing after a house sitter invited a Tinder date to the home has been reunited with its owner.

Authorities say Maggie, a 2-year-old Maltese was presumed stolen from the Leonia home Sunday night. But she was found Monday night in Garfield, a town about 20 minutes away.

It's not clear how the dog got there. But it eventually ended up at an animal shelter and its photo was posted on a Facebook page for lost and found pets.

Leonia police posted pictures of Maggie online Tuesday and were contacted by someone who thought she resembled a dog on the Facebook page.

Authorities say the house sitter invited a man to the home and he brought another man with him. The dog, a laptop and an Amazon package disappeared after the pair's visit.

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