Dogs not being targeted by criminals in Lincolnshire say police

Police say they are receiving enquiries from worried members of the public regarding a hoax being circulated about dogs being targeted by criminals to steal to order.

The hoax states that stickers are placed at the owners’ property to show what type of dog can be found there.

Police say this is not being reported in Lincolnshire, although occasionally they do have the task of recovering one or two stolen pets. shows how many pets are currently being reported as lost or stolen across England.