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Two French bulldog puppies stolen from Essex home

The suspect entered the property via the rear door. Credit: Essex Police.

Two bulldog puppies have been stolen from their Essex owners.

They were taken from a property in Eton Road, Clacton between 8am and 8.20am on Tuesday 28 March.

The suspect entered the property via the rear door and stole the two French bulldogs who are just five-weeks-old.

They are light cream in colour and one is currently suffering from breathing difficulties.

It's thought they could be sold. Credit: Essex Police

Police are asking people to be on the lookout for puppies of this breed and colour being sold.

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Confused homeowner calls in reinforcements after finding raccoon on her roof

The raccoon was captured safely. Credit: Fenland Animal Rescue.

A stray raccoon has been captured after being spotted on a Cambridgeshire roof.

A member of the public called Fenland Animal Rescue when she saw the mammal, native to North America, on top of a roof at her house in Broughton.

He will be taken to a specialist centre north of Cambridgeshire. Credit: Fenland Animal Rescue.

An animal rescue specialist was sent to the scene and after ‘a short game of cat and mouse’ was brought down securely.

He will be taken to a specialist centre north of Cambridgeshire, where he will be kept with other raccoons.

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Experts hopeful missing owl will return to Ipswich park

Mabel the owl has been missing for six weeks.

Experts are hopeful a wild owl that that has disappeared from a park in Ipswich will soon return .

Mabel has regularly been spotted at Christchurch Park, but she not for been seen there for six weeks.

There had been some concern for her welfare, but it's now thought she may be buried away nesting her eggs early.

Mabel was often seen in an oak tree in Christchurch Park.
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