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Police hunt for bulldog stolen at knifepoint in Skelmersdale

Four month old Bella was taken by thugs yesterday

Bella the American Bulldog stolen yesterday

POLICE are appealing for information after a four month old American Bulldog was stolen from a man at knifepoint in Skelmersdale.

At 12.50pm yesterday, two men approached an 18-year-old man who was with his girlfriend’s Bulldog called Bella and a friend on Acregate.

The men threatened to stab the pair before taking the dog.

Detective Constable Libby Wadsworth: “Bella’s owner has been left distraught and we want to do all we can to reunite them.

“If anybody knows where Bella is now or has any information about the people who took her then please contact police.”

Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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