Dog Kimba kidnapped with ransom note demanding handgun
These men who stole a pet dog and threatened to kill it unless the owner gave them a gun have pleaded guilty to blackmail.
TWO men yesterday admitted abducting a beloved fluffy maltese terrier and holding it for ransom for a gun and ammunition.
Scott Wilson and Andrew Davidson took white pooch Kimba from the home of one of Davidson's former security guard colleagues on March 19 this year.
Wilson, 18, broke into the Ringwood East house, took the dog and left a ransom note on a napkin, Melbourne Magistrates Court heard.
The victim's partner found the note when she came home from work.
It read (sic): "Found your dog, willing 2 do a trade, one unregisted handgun ' ammo.
"FOR YOUR Dogs SAFE Return failure to comply or police contact and THERES NO HOPE FOR YOUR DOG".