Family’s anguish over pet puppies theft in Rotherham

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A family has been left devastated after thieves stole two pet puppies from outside their home.

South Yorkshire Police said two seven-month-old Staffordshire Terrier females were taken from a cage in the back garden of a home in Peter Street, Thurcroft.

The incident happened between 8pm on Wednesday, July 1, and 7am on Tuesday, July 2.

The owners said in a statement: “We are all really upset, these dogs are part of our family.

“My six-year-old and ten-year-old sons are really finding it hard and are crying all the time. We just want our dogs back.”

There are currently no photographs of the puppies available, but if anyone has any information about the incident, contact police on 101 quoting incident number 210 of 2 July 2015.