Woman pushed to ground and her dog is stolen.
A family has been left ‘heartbroken’ after their sausage dog was violently snatched by two men while out for a walk. One of the thieves tackled the woman to the ground before the other yanked two-year-old Minnie by the lead and bundled her into a car. The unnamed owner reportedly heard her beloved dachshund ‘crying’ as she was left laying on the pavement during the attack in Woodville, Derbyshire. Her son James Fox told Staffordshire Live: ‘She had been walking near the roundabout and she said someone jumped on her from behind and tackled her to the ground.
‘Then another man snatched the lead from her hand and picked up Minnie in the air by her lead. She was being strangled.’ Police said the suspects left the scene in a black Ford Mondeo, registration beginning YG60, along Moira Road in the direction of Albert Village. Mr Fox added: ‘Mum is really shook up. We are massive pet lovers and the dog means more than anything to us. ‘Mum is a bit scuffed and bruised. We are just mortified and heartbroken. Minnie had a litter about a year ago and she has been spayed now and has a chip.
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