Dognapping gangs targeting lone women as puppies are now worth more than drugs
Two women have reported separate incidents of suspected attempted dognappings, with one of them confronted by menacing men in a van
Lone women walking puppies are being targeted by organised crime gangs as the value of their animals soars in lockdown.
Pedigree breeds can fetch up to £3,500 on the black market as breeders struggle to keep up with demand.
Now people are being warned about walking pets alone in isolated spots after a series of attempted snatches last week.
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