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The Spaniel inside a van when it was stolen in North Yorkshire has been found overnight.
The white Vauxhall Vivaro van was taken from the driveway of a bungalow on Bolton Road, Scorton, near Richmond yesterday morning.
Buster, who belongs to the owner of the van, was on the front seat.
Police who are searching for a dog who was in a van when it was taken by thieves fear it may have been dumped.
Black and white spaniel Buster was sat in the van at the time of the theft.
It was parked outside a bungalow in Scorton near Richmond while the owner carried out work at the premises.
Police say there is “added urgency and distress" as they continue their search for missing spaniel Buster, who was sitting in its owners van when it was stolen stolen in Scorton near Richmond earlier today.
Police in North Yorkshire have put out an urgent appeal find black and white spaniel who was in a van when it was stolen.
Buster was sat on the front seat at the time of the theft.
He may be in need of care and attention.
Police are looking for a van which which was stolen with the owners dog inside.
The white Vauxhall Vivaro van, reg DS60JDO, was taken from Bolton Road in Scorton near Richmond at 11.30 am on Tuesday 6 May.
The black and white spaniel, called Buster, was sat on the front seat at the time.
North Yorkshire Police want the public's help in find a man from Richmond.
Christopher Hugill, 29, from Skeeby in Richmond, is wanted for recall to prison because he has breached the terms of his licence.
Witnesses can contact officers investigating the case by calling 101.
North Yorkshire Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate a man wanted for recall to prison.
Christopher Hugill, 29, from Richmond, is wanted for recall to prison as he has breached the terms of his licence after failing to live at a specified address and has not attended appointments.
Hugill was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment in 2012 for common assault. He was released in June 2013.
He is described as white, 5ft 10in tall with a medium build and short brown hair.
Although his whereabouts are unknown it is believed that Christopher Hugill is still in the Richmond area.
Members of the public can contact North Yorkshire Police by calling 101.