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Police rescue stolen puppy after two hour rooftop stand-off

A stolen puppy has been rescued by police after thieves snatched her from her home and climbed onto the roof of a cafe.

Poppy the Shih-Tzu was taken during a burglary in Chadderton, Greater Manchester on Wednesday 5 June.

Officers chased the culprits into Oldham town centre, where they climbed onto the roof of a coffee shop and stayed for more than two hours.

Images shared on Facebook shows two smiling officers with the rescued puppy. Credit: MEN Media

Both men came down after police negotiation - and were arrested by waiting officers.

Two men took the stolen dog onto the roof of the Koffee Kingdom. Credit: MEN Media

Poppy, who is just ten weeks old, has now been returned to her owners.