A dog that was found by police has been reunited with its owner.

Hale Police tweeted that it found the dog, named Coco, last night and suspected he had been stolen.

Officers took Coco to Medivet to get checked over and to see if they could locate his owner.

Fortunately, police were able to find the dog's owner and they have been reunited.

Hale Police said: “Meet Coco! #ERPT Officers found Coco last night. Suspecting the #dog to be stolen they took it to @Medivet_UK to ensure it was healthy and to find its people. Once Coco was checked over, it was taken to it owner, who was extremely happy to have him back! #ERPT E #RST #HappyDog."