Urgent plea to find five dogs stolen in early morning raid

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew.

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew. - Credit: Archant

Five family dogs – including two young Cocker Spaniels – were stolen in the early hours of Thursday.

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew.Toy poodle

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew.Toy poodle - Credit: Archant

An urgent plea to find them has been made by Norfolk Police following the theft of the dogs from a property in Walpole St. Andrew.

“The dogs are believed to have been stolen sometime between 2am and 8am yesterday,” said a police spokesperson.

Two 6-month-old, female Cocker Spaniels, two adult, female Coten de Tulears and one adult, male Toy Poodle were found to be missing after an unknown suspect(s) forced entry through a fence and doors into outdoor kennels.

Officers are keen to trace the dogs, and are appealing for anyone who may have seen them – or witnessed any suspicious activity in the area around the time of the theft - to come forward.

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew.Coten

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew.Coten - Credit: Archant

Anyone with information should contact PC Iain Fisher at Downham Market police station on 101, quoting crime reference number 36/78149/20.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555111.

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew. Coten

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew. Coten - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew. Cocker spaniels

Police are appealing for help to tracea number of dogs, taken from a property in Walpole St. Andrew. Cocker spaniels - Credit: Archant