Missing puppy was found in at home in Northampton, police confirm

Missing puppy Poppy who was allegedly stolen from her home in a Northamptonshire village was found in Northampton, police have confirmed

Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 8:47 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 1:43 pm
Poppy the puppy has been returned to her home safe and well

Poppy, a six-month-old Cocker Spaniel, went missing from her home on the afternoon of Wednesday, September 21.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said information received via social media posts led police officers to an address in Northampton yesterday, Sunday, October 2.

"A warrant was executed and Poppy found in the address, safe and well.

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"An investigation into her disappearance is on-going and officers would like to speak to anyone who may have any information about the incident," the spokesman added.

As the Chron reported yesterday morning, Poppy was returned home on Sunday night.

Owner Gilly said: “We’re so pleased to have her home, she has been reunited with our other dog Tumble and they spent a large part of last night running round excitedly together.

“I would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal online, it was through the power of social media that we have got Poppy back and I can’t say thank you enough. I also want to thank the police for taking us seriously when we reported Poppy’s theft, and for all they have done to find her.”