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Puppy taken during burglary

Police are appealing for help to find a puppy stolen from his home in Dorset during a burglary.

Puppy stolen from home in Bournemouth

Buddy the 10-week-old Jack Russel puppy Credit: Dorset Police

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 10-week-old puppy was stolen from a home in Bournemouth.

Buddy, the Jack Russell puppy, was taken when offenders forced their way into a property on Richmond Park Road in Charminster.

As well as taking Buddy, two bicycles, a laptop and various games consoles were taken too.

The puppy is described as white all over with a black patch over his right eye.

Detective Constable Rachel Vallins of Bournemouth Police said, "He is very young and vulnerable and requires special care so it is vital he is returned safe and well.

"The owners have been left distraught at the loss of their puppy and other belongings, and we are extremely keen to reunite them with everything that was taken."

Witnesses with information should contact Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 21:236.

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