Dog theft rumours are untrue, say police

Rumours of several dog thefts in the Sudbury area are untrue, according to police.

Several inquiries have been made to police, with rumours including criminal gangs marking properties containing dogs.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said: “We have had no reports of any dog theft crimes in Babergh West this year.”

She added that anyone who believes their dog has been stolen should contact police but she hoped the rumours would settle down.