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Last Updated: Tuesday, 1 February, 2005, 15:36 GMT
Boy finds puppy stolen from park
Molly was off her lead when she was stolen
A Staffordshire Terrier puppy, which was stolen from a park while her owner was on her honeymoon, has been found.

The woman's mother was walking the dog in Arrow Valley Park, Redditch, Worcestershire, when two teenagers ran off with the four-month-old pet, Molly.

Police said a young boy, who claimed he bought the dog in good faith but had seen leaflets about her disappearance, returned it to the mother.

A boy and a girl, both aged about 16, took the dog on Monday evening.

The teenagers had approached and stroked the dog while she was off her lead in a children's play area, before walking off and then returning to steal her.

The woman chased the teenagers until they disappeared on Donnington Close, heading towards Churchill.

Police say the girl is about 5ft 5in tall and was wearing a parka style coat with fur trimming on the hood.

The boy is described as about 5ft 7in tall with short hair and was wearing a dark-coloured top.

Police are appealing for the boy who returned the dog to come forward.

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