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Dog walker restrained by robbers who tried to steal Chihuahua

Laura Kearns 15th Jan, 2018 Updated: 17th Jan, 2018

A DOG walker was restrained by robbers who tried to steal her Chihuahua pup.

The dog and its owner were walking along Rivermead Court in Bidford at around 10.30pm on Friday January 12 when they were approached by two men.

One man grabbed the woman and put her arm behind her back, while the second tried to unhook the dog from its harness.

But the scared dog snapped at the man, just before the attempted robbers were disturbed by a walker who approached them.

The men then made off empty-handed after failing to release the dog from its harness.

Police believe the pair had been hanging around the area in a car earlier in the day after receiving calls from residents.

One of the men is described as white, in his late 20s and with a bald head. The other is believed to be a white man in his late 20s.

Anyone with information can call 101 to speak to police.

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