Search

FOUND! Dog snatched off Longfield street reunited with grateful owner

PUBLISHED: 10:15 13 January 2017 | UPDATED: 10:47 13 January 2017

Pippa, the missing Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Pippa, the missing Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Archant

The dog was allegedly taken by a group of men in front of a kebab shop

A dog that was snatched straight off the street in Longfield has been reunited with its grateful owner.

Pippa, a six-year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier, was stolen by a group of five men outside Longfield Kebab House on Station Road in the early hours of the morning of Sunday, December 11.

The men reportedly put her in the back of a 4x4 and drove off, leaving owner Lesley Elliott distraught.

But Pippa was returned to Mrs Elliott yesterday (Thursday, January 12) after a farmer found the dog tied to a post in Farningham.

The farmer called the Sevenoaks dog warden, who checked her microchip and brought her back home late in the afternoon.

Mrs Elliott, who lives on Main Road, said: “Thanks for all your help. I’m sure it was all the publicity and posters that made this happen.”

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Gravesend Reporter