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Barking dog scares burglar from Sheffield home

Naylor Road, Sheffield. Picture: Google
Naylor Road, Sheffield. Picture: Google

A barking dog caused a burglar to flee a Sheffield home.

A thief had tried to break into a home in Naylor Road, Oughtibridge, when the owner's pet disturbed them on Saturday at 5am.

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Sergeant Dave Cremin, of the Sheffield West Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "The dog of the occupant started barking which may have caused the offender to leave.

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"A window was found to have been opened and a wheelie bin had been moved under another window. No entry gained."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.