04/10/2013 03:54 pm ET

Jason McDaniel Allegedly Robs Home And Guard Dog Leaves With Him

Jason McDaniel apparently has a way with dogs -- at least the one that was supposed to stop him from allegedly robbing a home in Wenatchee, Wa.

McDaniel, 38, is accused of breaking into a residence on Saturday night, and was still there when the homeowner came back to the house.

"He was standing there with the refrigerator door open and feeding their dog, Buddy, some pudding," assistant police chief Dan Reierson told the Wanatchee World newspaper.

McDaniel casually told the homeowners that he was searching for a man he wanted to kill, but was informed that his intended victim lived elsewhere, Gawker reported.

He then made himself at home in the couple's rocking chair before deciding to leave. As he walked out, he called to Buddy the dog, who then followed McDaniel out the door, according to

Police tracked down McDaniel and arrested him, but Buddy remains on the lam, Geobeats reported.

He is described as a black lab-pitbull mix with a white stripe down his chest.

People who might have information on his whereabouts are asked to call (509) 884-9511.


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