Man in court over theft of three chihuahuas from house in Old Harlow

Crime / Wed 20th Sep 2023 at 01:40pm

A MAN has appeared in court following the theft of three dogs from a house in Old Harlow.

An Essex Police spokesperson said:

“We were called to East Park in Harlow at around 1pm on Monday, 18 September following reports of a residential burglary.

During the burglary, three dogs were stolen from the property and later recovered. Sadly, one of the dogs died after sustaining injuries.

Investigating officers have since charged a man as part of this investigation.

Mark Linford, 45 of Aston Lane, Stevenage has since been charged with one count of burglary dwelling and three counts of causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.

“He was due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 20 September”.

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4 Comments for Man in court over theft of three chihuahuas from house in Old Harlow:

Chantale Morris
2023-09-20 13:51:11

Hope they throw him in prison the trauma & pain & distress done to the owners & they’re fur babies is disgusting

Jessie may Snowdon
2023-09-20 13:58:52

Our poor babies😭 no amount of time in prison will bring our baby boy back💔 lock this man away and throw away the key. Rest in Peace Baby boy our once in a lifetime pup 💔

2023-09-20 16:00:41

Stealing another persons dog or dogs is such an Evil crime. Our pets are family and i can only begin to imagine this families pain and heartache. Shocking and truly wicked.

paul austin
2023-09-20 16:15:11

makes my blood boil,probably get away with it,dogs are like part of your family,sorry to the family for the loss of dog