Dog found in car boot after police chase in York is confirmed as stolen Ellie! #PetTheftReform


The French bulldog was found in the boot of a car which had been involved in a police pursuit in York.

A BMW 3 series failed to stop for police on Foss Islands road.

Following a short pursuit, the vehicle was stopped and the 18-year-old driver from Doncaster was arrested.

He has since been charged with dangerous driving, driving otherwise in accordance of a licence, failing to stop and driving without insurance.

While searching the vehicle, officers found a female French bulldog in the boot of the car.

She was taken to a local vet where she was checked over and found to have no injury and be in good health.

She is believed to be around two years of age . 

The dog is micro chipped, however police have not been ablee to locate her owner, so officers are now appealing for the public’s assistance to reunite them with their dog.

Anyone with any information which could help the investigation is asked to contact 101, select option 2 and ask to speak to PC 1076 Paul Fenwick. You can also email – please quote reference 12200016083.

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Ellie was stolen out of her owners van in Adwick le Street on 27th January 2020.


Female French Bulldog Brindle White Chest (Age: Young Adult)

Missing from Adwick le street, DN6 area, North East on Monday, 27th January 2020

CONTACT: 07366674757 or police on 101

She has been reported as a theft to the police and is registered on Doglost