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Reward offered in viral appeal to trace stolen dog Rosco

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Image caption A Facebook appeal to trace Rosco has been viewed more than 500,000 times

A viral internet campaign to trace a Border Terrier stolen from a Dundee pensioner's garden is offering a reward for the dog's safe return.

Eight-month-old Rosco was taken from 82-year-old Leonard Ormond's Napier Drive home on Monday.

The Help Find Rosco Facebook page has been viewed more than 500,000 times.

Organisers of the social media campaign said an £900 reward was being offered for the return of Rosco to his "devastated" owner.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland is making enquiries following a report that a brown-coloured male Border Terrier dog was stolen from an address in Napier Drive, Dundee between 09:00 and 09:30 on Monday.

"Officers are keen to trace a grey Ford Transit van with a blue or possibly brown logo that was seen in the area at the time.

"The man driving the van was wearing a wearing high visibility vest and was accompanied by another man."

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