Puppy stolen at knifepoint days before Christmas

A Labradoodle puppy has been stolen at knifepoint in Cornwall, police said.

Monday, 23rd December 2019, 5:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd January 2020, 1:25 am

Waffle, who is six months old, was taken while being walked by his owner in St Austell at 7am on Monday morning.

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Devon and Cornwall Police said a man approached the owner and threatened her with what she believed was a knife.

A spokesman said: "The suspect is described as being around 5ft 8in tall, was wearing a black, hooded top and scarf and spoke with a foreign accent.

"Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, or email [email protected], quoting log number 0116 231219."