Third man charged over alleged theft of puppies from family home

A third man has been arrested and charged after puppies were allegedly stolen from a family home in Glasgow.

Glasgow Sheriff Court. Picture: John Devlin

Eight puppies were said to have been taken from a house in Barlia Drive, Castlemilk, early last Wednesday while a family including a two-year-old child were inside.

On Monday a 37-year-old was arrested and charged in connection with the incident and was due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court the same day.

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Two men have previously been charged with theft connected to the incident.

Ben Murphy, 19, from Wishaw, and Steven March, 33, from Glasgow, both appeared at court last Thursday and were also charged with vandalism and behaving in a threatening or abusive manner.

Murphy was further accused of drink-driving and having an offensive weapon in public, while March was charged with have a blade.

Both made no plea and March was remanded in custody, while Murphy was granted bail.