Please be aware that there have recently been several attempted dog thefts in our area. Dog owners living in Slingsby and around are advised to be vigilant in keeping their dogs safe.
There have been reported cases in Yearsley/Oulston, Sheriff Hutton and in the York area generally. Some of these involve a silver hatchback or estate and two individuals, one staying in the car, one trying to snatch the dog.
Please report any relevant information to the police on 101 quoting reference 12210009581. Please remain vigilant.