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Police appeal to find missing Quinn

Police appeal to anyone to get in touch via the 101 number if they have information about a dog that was in a car when it was stolen.

“If you see a dog matching Quinn’s description, please get in touch with the police as a matter of urgency so that he can be returned to his owner.

“We do not know where the thief left Quinn. He could be anywhere between West Tanfield and Harrogate. It is possible that the Cocker Spaniel is still in the car, if this is the case Quinn may be in need of medical attention.

“I am also keen to speak to anyone who can help locate the stolen Mondeo and ask them to get in touch.”

– Detective Constable Karen Barugh, of Northallerton CID

Police investigate theft of cocker spaniel

Quinn, the stolen Cocker Spaniel

Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a family's pet dog.

The dog, a black cocker spaniel called Quinn, was in a grey Ford Mondeo which was stolen from West Tanfield, on April 14. The vehicle has the registration number YC09PZT.

The car had a police uniform and identity card inside.

A 40-year-old man was arrested in Leeds on April 15 in connection with the theft. It is believed he had travelled to Leeds from Harrogate by taxi.

Warning after police uniform stolen from car in Ripon

Police in North Yorkshire are warning people to check the identity of police officers calling at their home, after a car was stolen with a police uniform and staff card inside.

The grey Ford Mondeo with the registration number YC09 PZT was taken from West Tanfield in Ripon.

The identity card has the word 'Police Staff' in red, whereas when an authorised police officer visits a home, their card will say 'Police Warrant'.

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