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Midlothian stolen puppies returned after police tip-off

The three Labrador puppies
The three Labrador puppies were stolen from a house in Gorebridge

Three puppies stolen from a house in Midlothian have been returned safe and well to their owner.

The three Labrador puppies were stolen from a house in Gorebridge along with a Honda 500 quad bike worth £6,000.

The theft of the £500 dogs happened some time between 22:00 on Sunday and 07:45 on Monday when a barn was forced open.

The three male 10-week-old puppies were found following a tip-off from a member of the public.

Police Scotland said it was also following a positive line of inquiry about the quad bike.

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