Police reveal stolen puppy Charley was found in Birmingham

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CHARLEY was found with a woman outside a school in Birmingham yesterday (Thursday), police have revealed.

Rugby police have been helping to search for Charley ever since she was stolen from her home in Cawston on October 24.

Police said they had been acting on information received from members of the public since Charley was taken but to no avail.

However officers then received information that Charley was in the Birmingham area.

Following a tip off from two members of the public yesterday (Thursday), West Midlands Police attended a school in Sheldon, Birmingham where they spoke a woman in possession of the puppy outside the school gates.

Charley was taken to a nearby vet and scanned for her microchip. The vet confirmed the puppy was Charley and she was seized by the police officers. She was taken to Stechford Police Station and reunited with her rightful owner later that evening.

She is now back at home with her family in Cawston.

No further action is being taken against the woman who had the puppy who said she had received the puppy as a gift in good faith.

Charley’s owners thanked Rugby Police, and West Midlands Police in helping get their puppy back. They also thanked numerous members of the public who have passed information on.

They said: “We have received over 800 messages of support, and wish to thank everyone involved in helping look for Charley, and the police for all of their help. Charley is fit and well considering her ordeal and setting in back at home nicely.”