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Two men arrested over Chihuahua puppies stolen from High Halden

By Kristina Curtis

Two men have been arrested over the theft of two Chihuahua puppies from High Halden.

Officers launched an investigation after the puppies were stolen from Greenside, High Halden, on Tuesday, December 19, after two people went to look at the dogs that were up for sale.

During the viewing the puppies, an 11-month-old black and tan and a brown 16-week-old wolf sable, were taken outside before reportedly being stolen.

The two stolen puppies have been reunited with their owner. Credit: Kent Police
The two stolen puppies have been reunited with their owner. Credit: Kent Police

Two men left the area in a silver car.

An public appeal was launched for information which resulted in the puppies being handed over to police on Sunday, December 31.

Kent Police officers were able to reunite the Chihuahuas with their owner and continued to carry out enquiries.

On Thursday an 18-year-old man from Folkestone and a 28-year-old man from Hythe were arrested in connection with the incident, both men have been released pending further enquiries.

Police wish to speak to these men in connection with the theft. Credit: Kent Police
Police wish to speak to these men in connection with the theft. Credit: Kent Police

Officers would still like to identify the two men in the CCTV image that has been circulating as part of the witness appeal.

Anyone who recognises the men in the picture is asked to contact police immediately.

Any witnesses to the theft or anyone who has information important to the investigation should call 01843 222289 or Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting reference ZY/62828/17.

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