Dog Stolen From Garden
12:52pm 11th December 2013
A dog's been stolen from a back garden in Dorset.
Scamp the 3-year-old Lurcher was taken from an address on Queens Road in Bradford Abbas near Sherborne overnight on Sunday.
Police Constable Simon Lancey, of Sherborne police, said: "Scamp was stolen from an enclosure in the garden. He is a much loved pet and his owners are distraught at his loss.
"I have their permission to release some photos to help with the investigation. If anyone has knowledge regarding the whereabouts of Scamp, I urge them to contact the police as soon as possible.
"I am appealing for anyone who may have information about those responsible to come forward.
"I would also like to hear from anyone who saw suspicious behaviour in the area on that evening."
No arrests have been made.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 01:181. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.