THE owner of a working sheepdog stolen from his home is offering a reward for her safe return.

Stan Alderson, 51, said the eight-year-old bitch called Cindy was taken from his farm off the A59 on Tuesday, March 11.

The dog is small, mainly black with white markings.

There have been a few sightings in Blackburn in the past two weeks.

Anyone with information should call 01254 813437.