A Staffordshire Terrier has been stolen from outside a Barclays Bank in Dundee.
Tayside Police are investigating the theft which happened at around 11.10am on Monday in High Street.
The brindle coloured dog, which was wearing a pink harness, had been secured to a bench.
Tayside Police said a man had taken the pet.
A spokeswoman for the force added: “Tayside Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed or who has information in relation to this crime as a matter of urgency.”
The man responsible is described as a white European male with short dark hair wearing a dark coloured jacket.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Tayside Police on 0300 111 2222 or make contact with any Police Officer.