Dogs stolen in Wrexham have been returned to their owner, police have confirmed.

The Leader reported on Friday morning how three 'Toy Poodles' had been stolen from an address in New Broughton on Tuesday (November 18).

Police launched an appeal for information that could assist in the safe recovery of three dogs.

Shortly after 4pm on Friday, a spokesman said: "The stolen dogs have been located and returned to their owners.

"Two persons are assisting police with enquiries into this matter.

"Sadly we acknowledge that one dog killed at the time of the theft will not be returning home."