OFFICERS from Braintree helped recover three suspected stolen dogs from an address in Hertfordshire.

Following up on information from the public, Braintree officers obtained a search warrant for an address in the neighbouring county.

With the assistance of officers from Hertfordshire Constabulary, three suspected stolen dogs were seized.

They have been taken to a safe place whilst further enquiries are made by officers.

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A spokesman for Essex Police Braintree said: "None of the dogs are believed to be stolen from Essex but they are now safe and well."