Font Size A A A

Suspicious Circumstances - Dog Thefts

Alert message sent 11/11/2015 10:07:00

Information sent on behalf of Dorset Alert

Police would like you to be aware of the following suspicious circumstances.

On Saturday 7 November in Swanage, a man described to be in his early 20s with short brown hair and wearing blue tracksuit bottoms, a blue jumper and a body warmer was seen to go into a garden and place a bowl of food on the floor in order to entice the dog over. The man was then seen to pick the family dog up and attempt to walk off with it. He was challenged and left the dog in the garden.

Previously to this, there has been a report of a similar incident in the Winterbourne Valley area of Dorchester. A grey VW Transporter van with a foreign number plate has been spotted acting suspiciously around dogs and their owners.

Please be alert to these incidents and keep your dogs safe. 
Message sent by
Amy Crowfoot (Dorset Police, Communications and Engagement Department, Dorset)

Message tag words

Back to previous page
Click here to tweet this message to your followers

Discuss this alert message

Please see terms below before using this feature
Please be aware that the facility above is a Facebook service, posting your views will make some of your Facebook information visible to everyone (as with any Facebook activity).

The system administrators (VISAV Limited) monitor the content added. Any misuse or objectionable material should be reported to support@neighbourhoodalert.co.uk.

The views expressed do not represent the views of the system administrators who are VISAV Limited, the Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other Information Provider using this service.
 
Buy SSL Certificate