Two Shetland sheepdogs (Shelties) have been stolen from a property near Almondsbury in South Gloucestershire.

The dogs were stolen in a dramatic theft between 5-6pm on Sunday, January 31.

The thieves broke down a six foot fence to steal the two male Shelties.

One of the dogs was thankfully found running loose near the Portway in Bristol on Tuesday, February 2 and has been returned.

However, the three-year-old dog (pictured above) has still not been found.

Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses and information.

If you know the dog's current whereabouts or have any other information which could help the investigation call 101 quoting reference 5221021985.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via its Anonymous Online Form on the website.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.