Spaniels stolen from farm and dog handler's van

A dog was stolen from a farm near Leeds by burglars who ransacked a number of sheds under cover of darkness.

Thursday, 19th January 2017, 4:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th January 2017, 5:12 pm
Ena, a Cocker Spaniel puppy, was stolen in Leeds at the weekend.

Fizz, an 11-year-old chocolate brown Cocker Spaniel, was taken some time between 5pm on yesterday and 8am this morning.

The suspects also stole farm tools and a blue Land Rover Discovery from the property in North Deighton, near Wetherby.

North Yorkshire Police’s rural taskforce is investigating.

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Pictures of puppy Ena shared in social media appeals.

Meanwhile, a professional dog handler has offered a reward for information leading to the return of a puppy stolen in Leeds over the weekend.

Ena, a four month old Cocker Spaniel, was taken from Kelly Baxter’s van while it was parked up in Pontefract Lane at around 9.25pm on Saturday.

The suspects – two men – drove away in a Vauxhall Astra.

Phone Ms Baxter on 07904 418166 with any information on the theft.

Pictures of puppy Ena shared in social media appeals.