Yet another dog has been stolen by thieves in the Harborough district

A young black female Labrador has been snatched from a farm – leaving her shell-shocked owners distraught

By Red Williams
Friday, 19th February 2021, 7:14 pm
Updated Friday, 19th February 2021, 7:18 pm

Yet another dog has been stolen by thieves in the Harborough district.

A young black female Labrador has been snatched from a farm near Billesdon in the north of the district – leaving her shell-shocked owners distraught.

The beloved pet, possibly stolen for breeding, was stolen either late at night on Thursday (February 18) or in the early hours of Friday (February 19), said Leicestershire Police.

A young black female Labrador has been snatched from a farm near Billesdon in the north of the district – leaving her shell-shocked owners distraught.

Anyone who has any information about this theft should call police on 101 quoting incident number 100 of 19/2/21.

You can also report a crime at: https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/Harborough police said: “Sadly we have had another report of a theft of a dog.

“A black Labrador female stolen overnight Thursday 18th into Friday 19th of Feb.

“This is a much-loved family pet.

“Please share.

“Any information call us on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

The Labrador was taken as a massive search is going ahead for five working basset hounds stolen from a high-profile pack’s kennels in a Harborough village as police hunt the culprits.

The highly-trained dogs, owned by the historic Westerby Basset Hounds, were taken when their kennels on Walcote Road, South Kilworth, were broken into on Wednesday night (February 17) or early on Thursday morning.