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Missing Perno seen 50 miles away from home
7:30am Wednesday 11th September 2013 in Harwich and Manningtree News
DOG lovers hope the net may be closing in on their stolen pooch after a possible sighting in Dovercourt.
Antony Dean, from Braintree, was gutted when the German spitz - called Perno - was stolen from a car boot sale near Chelmsford in July.
He put up a £1,000 reward for the dog's return.
Now there are reports of a sighting almost 50 miles away in Dovercourt.
Mr Dean has been to the coast to follow up on the lead.
"She's my little princess," he said.
Anyone with information can look up "find perno" on Facebook or call Mr Dean on 07856 218919.