A DOG has been snatched and stolen this afternoon in Eastbourne.

It happened in Old Town.

WillowsChi is a licensed chihuahuas breeder.

It has posted: “Please keep your dogs close, just had this from the Old Town area of Eastbourne.

“There’s been a dog theft in Royal Sussex Crescent in the last 10 minutes.

“Mum saw a lad running after the van after they’d snatched the dog.”