A dog has been stolen from an enclosure in a garden in Bradford Abbas.
The lurcher, called Scamp, disappeared between midnight and 1am on Sunday 1 December from an address on Queen’s Road. Scamp 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 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.