POLICE want to speak to anyone who has recently bought a Jack Russell puppy in the Sutton area following a burglary.
Five Jack Russell puppies were stolen from a shed in Teversal between 8pm on 10th September and 7am on 11th September.
The dogs, which were six weeks old at the time and all black and white, were stolen from the outdoor shed at a property on Crompton Street - while their mother was left behind.
Officers say it is possible the person responsible for the theft may have tried to sell the puppies for a profit and are now are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
Said a Nottinghamshire Police spokesman: “The puppies were just about to leave the litter and go to loving new homes when they were taken.
“The person who took them may have tried to sell them and there may be a number of people in the Sutton area who unwittingly has one of these puppies in their possession.
“They will be about nine weeks old now. Anyone who has recently purchased a Jack Russell, and believe they could be stolen, should contact us so that we can apprehend the person responsible.”
l Anyone with information should contact Nottinghamshire Police on 0300 300 99 99 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.