1. Could you please confirm the number of dog thefts reported to the force in 2013 and 2014?
2. Were there prosecutions relating to dog theft?
3. Does the force have a dedicated team that looks at dog thefts?
Please find attached (247_attachment_01.pdf). Data are correct as at 29 January 2015.
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