Pet dog stolen from garden

Dorset Echo: Pet dog stolen from garden Pet dog stolen from garden

POLICE are hunting thieves who stole a family pet.

The incident happened between midnight and 1am on Sunday December 1 from the garden of an address on Queens Road, Bradford Abbas.

The dog is a lurcher called Scamp, and is described as nearly three years old, black all over with a white patch on his chest.

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.”

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.

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4:43pm Tue 10 Dec 13

Hippyhooker says...

How do they know it was stolen and it just didn't escape from the enclosure?
How do they know it was stolen and it just didn't escape from the enclosure? Hippyhooker

6:03pm Tue 10 Dec 13

TenBobDylanThomasHardy says...

I'm no Detective Hippyhooker, but there's a clue in the article, read it again and see if you can spot it?
I'm no Detective Hippyhooker, but there's a clue in the article, read it again and see if you can spot it? TenBobDylanThomasHardy

6:16pm Tue 10 Dec 13

Poochpal says...

http://www.doglost.c
o.uk/dog-blog.php?do
gId=60824

If anyone has information and would rather report to doglost than direct to the police this can be done either by email to admin@doglost.co.uk or by phone on 08448003220
http://www.doglost.c o.uk/dog-blog.php?do gId=60824 If anyone has information and would rather report to doglost than direct to the police this can be done either by email to admin@doglost.co.uk or by phone on 08448003220 Poochpal

8:17pm Tue 10 Dec 13

Witch Hazel says...

I'm an animal lover and just hate to hear of this .... why do they do this for goodness sake, it brings nothing but heartache to the owner and family/friends and possibly children ...... lets hope it has a happy ending and Scamp is reunited with his owner.
I'm an animal lover and just hate to hear of this .... why do they do this for goodness sake, it brings nothing but heartache to the owner and family/friends and possibly children ...... lets hope it has a happy ending and Scamp is reunited with his owner. Witch Hazel

11:50am Sun 15 Dec 13

charlotte foster says...

I received a call friday evening from a woman saying a dark haired lurcher was picked up in shepton mallet, this could be scamp! Please if anyone knows anythink contact me on, 07909451125, dont forget there is also now £100 reward for scamp, thank you, please share!! ♥
I received a call friday evening from a woman saying a dark haired lurcher was picked up in shepton mallet, this could be scamp! Please if anyone knows anythink contact me on, 07909451125, dont forget there is also now £100 reward for scamp, thank you, please share!! ♥ charlotte foster

8:45pm Sun 22 Dec 13

charlotte foster says...

Sadly wasnt scamp, but still sharing,
Sadly wasnt scamp, but still sharing, charlotte foster

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