CCTV images released after dogs stolen from kennel in Bedford village

Do you recognise these men?

Friday, 18th September 2020, 5:48 pm
Updated Friday, 18th September 2020, 5:52 pm

Police investigating a spate of dog thefts have released CCTV images of men they would like to speak to.

On Sunday, September 13, police received reports that eight dogs had been taken from a kennel in Wilden, including a black Labrador, two cocker spaniels and five English springer spaniels, which comes after reports of a number of attempted dog thefts in the region.

Detective Inspector Ian Holden, from the force’s Crime Team, said: “We would like to speak to the men pictured as they may be able to assist with our investigation. If you recognise these people or have information about these thefts please get in touch.

Police have released CCTV images

“Alternately if you have been offered a dog, please contact us.

“We are working with other forces across the eastern region, UK Pet Detectives, DogLost and Pets4Homes to tackle this type of criminality.”

Anyone with information about the incident, or recognise the men in the photographs, can report it online or by calling 101 and quote reference number 40/49974/20.

If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

Police would like to speak to these men

If your dog has been stolen – report it to Bedfordshire Police online - - or by calling 101.

You can also contact your local authority dog warden. (Bedford) (Central Bedfordshire)

Notify your microchip database provider immediately and advise who can offer help, support and advice.