POLICE reunited a delighted Colchester family with their stolen dog.

Officers from the Colchester Local Policing Team recovered the animal on Wednesday.

Two people have been arrested in connection with the theft.

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A spokesman said: "Officers from Colchester local policing team recovered a stolen dog yesterday.

"One very happy dog returned home to an equally happy family.

"Two have been arrested and taken to custody and two reported for prosecution."