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Pug puppy killed during burglary in Spearwood

A family puppy has died after a home burglary in Spearwood overnight.

Sometime between 1:30am and 6:30am, a house on Nineham Avenue was broken into.

The occupant, housesitting for the residents, discovered areas of the home had been rummaged through and that 8 -month-old Pug Coco, was missing.

A neighbour discovered Coco dead a short distance from the home.

It is unclear how the dog died.

Police are investigating.

Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the vicinity of Nineham Avenue or Scales Way, has CCTV of the area at the time of the burglary or has any information, is asked to call Crime Stoppers or report online at crimestopperswa.com.au

Tex Reeks

Texas (Tex) Reeks is a video journalist and national award-winning news photographer. Reeks' dedication and commitment to local news media and telling stories has seen him build an extensive portfolio in Western Australia's news industry from a young age. Writing online stories and covering news events for Perth's mainstream media networks, Reeks, has covered and broken some of WA's biggest breaking news stories including shark attacks, police manhunts, plane crashes, major crime investigations, and major political incidents. Reek's interest and knowledge in criminology and policing results in his focus on crime and court stories.
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