AN AMERICAN Bulldog was stolen in the Keighley area in the past day.

West Yorkshire Police's Widlife & Rural Crime Team posts daily updates on its Facebook page about the issues they have dealt with in the previous 24 hours.

Today's (September 27) post, uploaded at 12.50pm, outlined that officers had handled 16 incidents in the 24-hour period.

One of the reports was a stolen dog.

It related to an American Bulldog that was taken in the Keighley area of the Bradford district.

But the owner recovered their pet a short time later.

The other incidents included, four loose farm animals and two described as "other".

There were also 10 dog-related issues, which included bites, loose dogs and dogs left in vehicles.