POLICE are investigating the theft of two puppies from a barn in Ramsden Heath.

The puppies were just 14 weeks old when they were stolen from the barn in Park Lane.

They are female Foxhound puppies.

One is called Vintage and has a number one tattooed on the inside of one ear.

The other is called Village and has a number 2 tattooed on the inside of one ear.

They were stolen between 9pm on November 18 and 8am on November 19.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Pc Claire Forster, or her colleagues at South Woodham Ferrers, on 101. Alternatively, call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.