Coventry & Warwickshire

Dog dies during Caldecote house burglary

Gypsy the dog

A pet dog died during a burglary near Nuneaton in Warwickshire.

The 12-year-old Pomeranian, called Gypsy, appears to have been hit by the house's back door which had fallen in, police said.

The family came home to find the house, in Caldecote, burgled, during the afternoon of August 16.

Police said the family were distraught and appealed for witnesses who saw anything suspicious in Weddington Lane, to come forward.