A woman has been left severely shaken after her puppy was 'rugby kicked' following an alleged attempted theft in Pocklington.
The woman was walking on West Green, in Pocklington, when four youths snatched the puppy and tried walking away with him.
She challenged the group who then 'rugby kicked' the puppy back to her.
The puppy is reported to be OK but the woman has been left shaken by the incident.
The incident has been reported to Humberside Police where it has been logged as an attempted theft.
If anyone has any information contact 101.