Police say bulldog stolen from Ilkeston believed to be in Mansfield

A bulldog which was stolen from a property in Derbyshire more than six months ago is now believed to be in Mansfield.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 9:51 pm

Police say thieves took the adult female called Sasha from a back garden in Ilkeston in September 2020.

She was stolen after being lifted over a six-foot high fence along with ‘her beloved companion’ Patch, who has now been reunited with its owners.

Sasha is described as ‘blue’ in colour and has a small white flash on the top of her head, a small white mark on her back and a white throat and stomach.

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Sasha was stolen from a back garden in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, and is now believed to be in Mansfield.
Sasha was stolen from a back garden in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, and is now believed to be in Mansfield.

She is micro-chipped and has been registered with the Dog Lost website and has the identity number 160927.

News of the appeal comes at a time when dog theft has increased during lockdown, while Nottinghamshire Police has become the first force to appoint a specialist officer to tackle the increase in crimes.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or by sending a private message via Facebook.

Sasha was stolen from a back garden in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, and is now believed to be in Mansfield.