Police are trying to trace the owners of these dogs

Police appeal to trace owners of suspected stolen dogs - part two

Suffolk police have released images of a number of dogs they have recovered in an attempt to trace their owners.

Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 4:00 am

More than 80 dogs of various breeds and ages were found at West Meadows in Ipswich where police, assisted by partner agencies, executed warrants on Saturday 20 March.

Over the past few weeks officers have been working hard to identify the owners of the 83 dogs. However, due to the lack of identifying features and information, the process has proved to be challenging. As yet, none of the animals have been reunited with their owners.

Now the investigation team is asking potential owners, who have not contacted the constabulary previously to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Nicola Wallace, Senior Investigating Officer for the operation, said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who believes any of the dogs in the images may be theirs. During the last few weeks officers have been liaising with other police forces around the country, as well as conducting a number of other enquiries, in order to establish where the dogs may have originated from.”

Only those people who have not got in touch with the constabulary previously should contact the investigation team via the email address [email protected] if they believe one or more of the dogs could be theirs. All enquiries must be made by 24 May 2021.

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