Appeal following dog theft in Pollok, Glasgow

Police in Glasgow are appealing for any information following the theft of a dog in the Pollok area of the city last night.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 9:44 am
The nine-week- old American Bulldog puppy was stolen from a property at Meiklerig Court

Police officers were called to Meiklerig Court at around 10 pm on Wednesday, 14 April, 2021 after three men broke into a property.One of the men threatened the homeowner with a bladed weapon before then stealing a nine - week - old American Bulldog puppy.Nobody was injured as a result of the incident.The suspects are described as three men, tall and all with muscular builds.

At the time of the incident, they were all wearing black balaclavas and dark coloured tracksuits.After the incident, the three men then headed east in the direction of Meiklerig Crescent towards Linthaugh Road carrying the American Bulldog puppy.Detective Constable Christopher Sneddon, of Police Scotland’s Glasgow CID unit, said: “Thankfully nobody has been injured as a result of this incident but the owner has been left evidently shaken.“We are appealing to anyone who may have noticed three men acting suspicious in the area to come forward and speak to officers.“If there is anyone who has possible CCTV or dashcam footage that could assist with our enquiries, please get in touch with police.Detective Constable Sneddon added: “I would also ask if anyone is approached about buying a puppy similar to this to get in contact with police.”Police can be contacted regarding the incident on 101 and quoting incident number 3960 on Wednesday, 14 April, 2021.