A SEARCH has been mounted for two dogs after they were stolen overnight.
The springer spaniels were taken from a secure kennel of a house in Reynolds Court, off Cotsford Lane, Peterlee.
Their owner has described them as highly trained and valued gun dogs.
One is nine-months-old has a half black face and the other is a three-year-old bitch with black and white mottled markings.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Durham Constabulary on 101.