Three stolen Yorkshire coast pups reunited with owner after one tracked down 275 miles away in Kent

Police have shared the moment they visited the three pups who they managed to reunite with their Yorkshire Coast owner after they were stolen.

Monday, 24th May 2021, 2:46 pm
Updated Monday, 24th May 2021, 2:48 pm

Springer spaniels Keedy, Jazz and Robbie were taken from a farm at Thornholme near Burton Agnes overnight on Thursday, February 11.

While Jazz and Robbie were found and returned to their elderly owner at the end of February, Keedy was only found last week - 275 miles away in Canterbury, Kent.

The pup was handed into a vets in Canterbury following a Facebook appeal by Humberside Police which was shared by Kent Police.

Members of Humberside Police's Rural Task Force with the three dogs.

Humberside Police posted on social media: "On Friday the Rural Task Force paid Keedy, Jazz and Robbie a visit to see how they were settling back at home after being reunited with their owners following their theft in February.

"Criminals have no borders and neither do we.

"Thank you to the public who have shared all the appeals."

North Yorkshire’s new Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Philip Allott has said tackling the theft of pets is one of his priorities.

He is asking owners to make sure they’re keeping pets as safe as possible, but also urging police and government to give it the attention it deserves.