Appeal to find missing dog who disappeared in Derbyshire following 'distraction'
Police are appealing to locate a missing dog, who disappeared while on a walk with her owner in Derbyshire last week following a ‘distraction’ by a stranger.
Officers from Matlock Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) are trying to trace a 13-year-old Sprocker Spaniel, Blue who went missing on Monday, June 14 during a walk with her owner.
A 65-year-old woman was walking in the Pic Tor area with her two dogs at around 12.30pm when she was approached by a man while walking on a footpath through the woods.
The man who is reported to have asked her questions about the path then allegedly ‘directed’ her gaze away from Blue who was off the lead.
He then walked off and the woman could not find the Sprocker Spaniel – who has not been seen since.
The man was white, with brown hair and was walking a small grey and white terrier-type dog.
Anyone with information should contact officers by calling 101 and quoting reference 21*336687.