Burglars kill family dog during raid at Ropley home

Burglars kill family dog during raid

Burglars kill family dog during raid

First published in News

BURGLARS killed a family pet dog during a raid on a house in Hampshire.

Police today appealed for information after the Border Collie called Red was fatally struck over the head.

The burglary happened at a house in Gilbert Street, Ropley, at sometime between 9.30pm on Thursday, November 22 and 8am the next morning.

The offenders went to the garage and forced open the doors. Red, aged one year, was in her kennel outside the garage and was hit with a heavy object causing fatal injuries.

The dog was found by a family member the following morning. She was taken to the vet where she was put down because of her injuries.

The offenders left empty handed.

PC Emma Purser, said: “The family are devastated by the loss of their much-loved family pet, Red. She had been bred by the owner and was expected to eventually be put to work on the family farm, herding sheep.

“The family are shocked and distressed by the callous and brutal attack on this defenceless creature, who was chained to her kennel outside the garage and posed no risk to the offenders.”

Anyone with any information should contact the Priority Crime Team at North Walls police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers, the charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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5:05pm Tue 27 Nov 12

The Wickham Man says...

Forget rehabilitation of offenders - sometimes sharia law does seem to have its attractions. 50 lashes in public for the evil scroats who did this ought to be about right. You can start the rehabilitation afterwards.
Forget rehabilitation of offenders - sometimes sharia law does seem to have its attractions. 50 lashes in public for the evil scroats who did this ought to be about right. You can start the rehabilitation afterwards. The Wickham Man
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5:38pm Tue 27 Nov 12

Lockssmart says...

Makes you feel proud to be a human. Tar and feather them
Makes you feel proud to be a human. Tar and feather them Lockssmart
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5:46pm Tue 27 Nov 12

Big Mac says...

What totally worthless pieces of sh1t.
Hope whoever did it suffers an equally callous ending.
What totally worthless pieces of sh1t. Hope whoever did it suffers an equally callous ending. Big Mac
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6:37pm Tue 27 Nov 12

Northamboy says...

Big Mac wrote:
What totally worthless pieces of sh1t.
Hope whoever did it suffers an equally callous ending.
I could not have put that better myself. I hope they rot in hell.
[quote][p][bold]Big Mac[/bold] wrote: What totally worthless pieces of sh1t. Hope whoever did it suffers an equally callous ending.[/p][/quote]I could not have put that better myself. I hope they rot in hell. Northamboy
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8:27pm Tue 27 Nov 12

AD1234 says...

You want tougher sentencing?

Stop voting Labour, and vote UKIP.
You want tougher sentencing? Stop voting Labour, and vote UKIP. AD1234
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8:35pm Tue 27 Nov 12

elvisimo says...

AD1234 wrote:
You want tougher sentencing?

Stop voting Labour, and vote UKIP.
You are sad individual. This you best story for political platforming? Cringe
[quote][p][bold]AD1234[/bold] wrote: You want tougher sentencing? Stop voting Labour, and vote UKIP.[/p][/quote]You are sad individual. This you best story for political platforming? Cringe elvisimo
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8:43pm Tue 27 Nov 12

sparkster says...

My heart goes out to the family, i know what its like to lose a pet, even worse under these circumstances, i just hope something gets these b********s
My heart goes out to the family, i know what its like to lose a pet, even worse under these circumstances, i just hope something gets these b********s sparkster
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8:50pm Tue 27 Nov 12

on the ball city never mind the danger says...

what goes around comes around
next time they try it hope its bull terriers inside the house and rips the bastards to **** bits
what goes around comes around next time they try it hope its bull terriers inside the house and rips the bastards to **** bits on the ball city never mind the danger
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11:42pm Tue 27 Nov 12

jazzi says...

Yes , sick individuals is mild in comparison to my opinion of these cretins. My heartfelt thoughts to the owners. ONLY wish the above posters showed as much compassion to the human race in their other posts !!
Yes , sick individuals is mild in comparison to my opinion of these cretins. My heartfelt thoughts to the owners. ONLY wish the above posters showed as much compassion to the human race in their other posts !! jazzi
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12:18am Wed 28 Nov 12

AD1234 says...

elvisimo,

Before contributing to this forum, please learn to write in English.
elvisimo, Before contributing to this forum, please learn to write in English. AD1234
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8:31am Wed 28 Nov 12

elvisimo says...

AD1234 wrote:
elvisimo, Before contributing to this forum, please learn to write in English.
Seeing as you appear to have registered purely to undertake an element of party political broadcasting, I would suggest that you should think about where and when you you make your comments.

Is it appropriate to start your electioneering on a story about a family that has just lost their beloved pet? I dont think so.

Furthermore, if indeed UKIP are the "Liberatarian" party that they make out then you should welcome all comments. Only those that dont or course sit at odds with your comical "Libertarian" views such as doubling prison places, a "permanant" stop on immigration for 5 years ?, and a view that teachers are actually indoctrinating their pupils in a massive programme of national self-abasement.

Your party seems to have moved closer to Mr Griffins organisation both in terms extreme viewpoint and stupidity.

If you have a political point to make, do so in the appropriate forum.
[quote][p][bold]AD1234[/bold] wrote: elvisimo, Before contributing to this forum, please learn to write in English.[/p][/quote]Seeing as you appear to have registered purely to undertake an element of party political broadcasting, I would suggest that you should think about where and when you you make your comments. Is it appropriate to start your electioneering on a story about a family that has just lost their beloved pet? I dont think so. Furthermore, if indeed UKIP are the "Liberatarian" party that they make out then you should welcome all comments. Only those that dont or course sit at odds with your comical "Libertarian" views such as doubling prison places, a "permanant" stop on immigration for 5 years ?, and a view that teachers are actually indoctrinating their pupils in a massive programme of national self-abasement. Your party seems to have moved closer to Mr Griffins organisation both in terms extreme viewpoint and stupidity. If you have a political point to make, do so in the appropriate forum. elvisimo
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9:20am Wed 28 Nov 12

rudolph_hucker says...

find em, hang em, turn them into dog food for some poetic justice
find em, hang em, turn them into dog food for some poetic justice rudolph_hucker
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10:12am Wed 28 Nov 12

freefinker says...

.. strange isn't it. We manage to cause the premature death of some 700 million animals every year in just the UK alone.

Why not the same outcry - they are all sentient beings.

Out of sight, out of mind?
.. strange isn't it. We manage to cause the premature death of some 700 million animals every year in just the UK alone. Why not the same outcry - they are all sentient beings. Out of sight, out of mind? freefinker
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12:18pm Wed 28 Nov 12

Normandy says...

Whoever did this will be caught it just depends who catches them,they are a disgrace to the human race and their parents
There is already a reward out for information leading to a conviction on these low life scum.
Whoever did this will be caught it just depends who catches them,they are a disgrace to the human race and their parents There is already a reward out for information leading to a conviction on these low life scum. Normandy
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1:18pm Wed 28 Nov 12

Totton Tim says...

This is just one of several news items recently of absolutely disgraceful behaviour. All decent people despair of this. Harsher penalties it must be!
This is just one of several news items recently of absolutely disgraceful behaviour. All decent people despair of this. Harsher penalties it must be! Totton Tim
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6:34pm Wed 28 Nov 12

tomw1234 says...

Terrible story but there are a lot worse things going on all around the world right now. Go to China and you'll find dogs stacked on top of each other in tiny crates waiting to be fried. The human race seems to do more bad than good. We are a terrible race.
Terrible story but there are a lot worse things going on all around the world right now. Go to China and you'll find dogs stacked on top of each other in tiny crates waiting to be fried. The human race seems to do more bad than good. We are a terrible race. tomw1234
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11:58pm Wed 28 Nov 12

lovetheladies says...

elvisimo wrote:
AD1234 wrote: elvisimo, Before contributing to this forum, please learn to write in English.
Seeing as you appear to have registered purely to undertake an element of party political broadcasting, I would suggest that you should think about where and when you you make your comments. Is it appropriate to start your electioneering on a story about a family that has just lost their beloved pet? I dont think so. Furthermore, if indeed UKIP are the "Liberatarian" party that they make out then you should welcome all comments. Only those that dont or course sit at odds with your comical "Libertarian" views such as doubling prison places, a "permanant" stop on immigration for 5 years ?, and a view that teachers are actually indoctrinating their pupils in a massive programme of national self-abasement. Your party seems to have moved closer to Mr Griffins organisation both in terms extreme viewpoint and stupidity. If you have a political point to make, do so in the appropriate forum.
Elvisimo this is a story about a dog being killed in a burglary your ranting on about politics get a grip! Numpty!!
[quote][p][bold]elvisimo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AD1234[/bold] wrote: elvisimo, Before contributing to this forum, please learn to write in English.[/p][/quote]Seeing as you appear to have registered purely to undertake an element of party political broadcasting, I would suggest that you should think about where and when you you make your comments. Is it appropriate to start your electioneering on a story about a family that has just lost their beloved pet? I dont think so. Furthermore, if indeed UKIP are the "Liberatarian" party that they make out then you should welcome all comments. Only those that dont or course sit at odds with your comical "Libertarian" views such as doubling prison places, a "permanant" stop on immigration for 5 years ?, and a view that teachers are actually indoctrinating their pupils in a massive programme of national self-abasement. Your party seems to have moved closer to Mr Griffins organisation both in terms extreme viewpoint and stupidity. If you have a political point to make, do so in the appropriate forum.[/p][/quote]Elvisimo this is a story about a dog being killed in a burglary your ranting on about politics get a grip! Numpty!! lovetheladies
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