The owners of two Blue Staffordshire dogs are appealing for help after their well-loved pets were stolen from their back garden in Bexleyheath.

CCTV caught the two dogs being taken from the garden near Bexley's Broadway Shopping Centre last Monday, July 20.

The owners say they are "absolutely distraught" and would love for their pets to be able to come home, so are asking people get in touch if the dogs are spotted.

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They said the two Staffordshires, pictured, are "loving and kind," and have asked people to keep an eye out on social media and dog-selling platforms.

The owners also said they wanted to warn other pet owners to be extra cautious after a spike in dog theft at the moment.

Thieves are thought to have stolen them from the owner's back garden around 7:30pm last Monday, with CCTV footage showing them being taken.

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Police are also aiding the search, but the dogs have yet to be found.

However, it is believed they were seen at the Morrison's car park in Erith in a grey saloon car.

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If spotted, please report to police.