MASKED raiders broke into a home to steal an 11-month old puppy, leaving her owners devastated. 

The XL American Bully, named Queenie, was stolen from the home in Shoebury on Monday, while her owner took the other family dog for a walk.

CCTV footage shows two masked raiders scale a garden fence before pulling the dog out of the home, near Shoebury Park, by her collar. 

A women has now been arrested in connection with the incident, although it is believed the dog has not been recovered. 

Owner Jude Moore, 26, is now appealing for anyone with information to come forward. 

He said: “We were out walking our other dog, and our 11-month-old bully was home alone, within 5 minutes of us leaving, a car has pulled up and two men with high vis have got out.

“They started snooping around the garden, before entering our house.

“The dog has tried to hide in the cabinet scratching away, but they have grabbed her with such a force, some of her fur has fallen out; the force of pulling her about has made her wet herself too.

“She was so scared; it is just sickening.”

Jude’s post on Facebook pleading for help it got close to 40,000 shares.

He has also created posters to try and appeal for help, as well as getting any CCTV and dashcam footage they can from people in the area.

Jude added: “I need everyone’s help please, if you recognise the men in the videos please come forward, it can be anonymous. 

“Someone must recognise them.

“A cash reward is available for anyone who finds my dog and proves they have nothing to do with the theft.”

A police spokesman confirmed a woman was arrested in relation to the incident. 

They said: “A woman has been arrested at an address in Romford in connection with a burglary which took place in Shoebury

“Between 8.15am and 10.10am on Monday 22 November, two people entered a home through a back door and stole a large brown and cream American XL Bully dog from the property.

“They left the area with the dog in a 4x4-style vehicle. 

“A woman was arrested this afternoon in connection with the incident. She will be questioned on suspicion of burglary.  

“The victims are being kept up to date with our enquiries. 

“Anyone with information or doorbell, dashcam or CCTV footage of the area between 8.15am and 10.10am on Monday should call us immediately on 101 and cite incident 407 of 22 November. 

“You can also go to to report using our live chat button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

“Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or go to”