Police are appealing for information over an American Pitbull stolen from an address in Kidsgrove.
Officers were called to a property off Newchapel Road, Kidsgrove, at around 7.15pm yesterday (Sunday 24 April) following reports of an aggravated burglary.
It is reported two men gained access to the property through a rear patio door.
Both men threatened the victims with a knife and carried out an untidy search of a bedroom.
Both offenders were described as wearing black balaclavas with one them described as 6ft in height, of a slim build, and was seen wearing a black tracksuit top and bottoms and black gloves.
The other offender was described as 5ft 6ins in height, of a large build, and was seen wearing a grey top and black bottoms.
Both the offenders left the address with the dog.
The owners of the dog were left shaken following the incident.
The dog is described as an American Pitbull, wearing a black collar, brown and grey in colour and ears clipped.
Thankfully, the dog has since been found and was located in Alsager this morning (Monday 25 April).
If you were in the area at the time and have any CCTV footage that could help the police with their inquiries, contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 658 of 24 April.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111..