Police in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a dog was stolen from premises in Bradford Abbas.
The incident happened between midnight and 1am on Sunday 1st December from the garden of an address on Queens Road.
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.
Anyone with information is urged to come forward by contacting Dorset police on 101.
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