By Nick Enoch for MailOnline
Published: 10:28 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 10:29 BST, 3 May 2019
A tattooed thug brazenly dognapped a French Bulldog tied up outside a shop in broad daylight before allegedly demanding a ransom from its owner.
CCTV footage shows the animal outside a Shell petrol station in Santa Cruz Atoyac in Mexico City while its owner, known only as Midori, popped in to buy cigarettes.
While she is inside, a scruffy man approaches the dog, called Bayo, which reacts in an excited fashion.
The stranger then looks around furtively before untying the animal and walking it back to his car.
The tattooed stranger approaches a French Bulldog which has