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'Beloved' family pet found dead a day after being stolen

Credit: South Wales Police

A family's "beloved" pet dog has been found dead after being stolen from their home on Wednesday 25.

The two-year-old French Bulldog was found on Thursday morning near the train tracks on Penarth road.

South Wales Police said the family have "been left utterly distraught".

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The burglary took place at around 1pm on Wednesday at a house in the Grangetown area of Cardiff.

CCTV footage captured a man dressed in black breaking in to the property through the conservatory.

The man spent less than 20 minutes in the house before leaving with a safe and Shadow, the family's dog.

The dog was then found the following morning but had sadly died.

South Wales Police are now appealing for information.