UPDATE: According to a Town of Ulster Police update, the stolen pit bull, Blue, has been found dead close to the location of the theft. This is now being investigated as a cruelty to animals case.

Police had been searching for a pit bull stolen from a resident on North Drive in the Town of Ulster early Sunday morning. The Daily Freeman reports there was a second pit bull involved in the incident who was injured as the theft occurred around 6:30AM. The second dog received what appears to be a stab wound to it's hind quarter, it was not a life threatening injury.

Blue was adopted on Oct. 12, 2014 from the Saugerties Rescue Center, according to the Town of Ulster Police Department.

Anyone with information should call the Town of Ulster Police at (845) 382-1111.