Four puppies stolen at knifepoint by masked raiders in Sheffield

Will Taylor
·News Reporter
·1 min read
The four mongrel pups that were reported as stolen by two masked intruders. (South Yorkshire Police)
These four mongrel pups were reported as having been stolen by two masked intruders. (South Yorkshire Police)

Four puppies have been reported by their owner as having been stolen at knifepoint by two masked people in Sheffield.

Their owner was asleep when the intruders entered the flat but he woke up and challenged them.

The pair threatened him with the knife and left with the puppies, though nobody was hurt in the incident, South Yorkshire Police said.

Detectives have asked for help as they investigate the raid, which took place in the Smelter Wood Road area at about 6.30pm on 22 February.

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Anyone who recognises the puppies or has seen them offered for sale on social media has been asked to come forward.

Call police on 101 quoting crime reference number 14/33654/21 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 with information.

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