Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dognapper Leads Poorly Ruby Away

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dognapper Leads Poorly Ruby Away

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THIS is the moment a poorly mini dachshund was taken from a service station by dognappers.

Sophie Macaskill, 37, was on her way home to Trafford when her pet, Ruby, became unwell and was sick in the car.

They pulled over into Rivington Services, near Chorley in Lancashire, to clear up the mess and had tied Ruby up outside the entrance to the services for a 'really short' time.

But that was enough time for callous thieves to strike and kidnap the poorly pooch - who is currently receiving treatment from a vet after being mauled by another dog.

CCTV footage captures a group of people walking up to the entrance of the services, before one man leads Ruby away from the doors.

Heartbroken Sophie, from Trafford, said she is losing sleep because she's so worried about Ruby and is urging people to help find her. …

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