22/08/2016 Stockton

Appeal after Jackhuahua Stolen from Garden in Stockton

Police are appealing for information after a black nine-month-old Jackhuahua dog was stolen from a garden in Stockton.

The female dog, called Coco, was reported stolen at around 5.30pm on Sunday 21st August after its owners discovered it had gone from their garden on Helmsley Grove.

It is believed that two males on a black motorcycle approached the garden. The passenger entered the garden, picked up the dog and jumped back onto the back of the motorbike before making off towards Darlington Lane.

The male passenger was wearing a blue hooded top and the driver was wearing a black helmet, black jacket and black combat trousers.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the dog or anyone with information regarding those responsible for the theft is asked to contact PC Rachel Morgan on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.