A rabbit proclaimed the biggest in the world has been stolen from its home in Worcestershire, police have said.
West Mercia Police believe the 4ft Continental Giant rabbit was taken from its enclosure in the garden of the property in Stoulton overnight on Saturday.
The rabbit, named Darius, was awarded a Guinness World Record for being the biggest of its kind.
Owner Annette Edwards has offered a £1,000 reward for his return, saying it was a “very sad day”.
Ms Edwards pleaded on Twitter for those who took Darius to “please bring him back”, saying he is “too old to breed now”.
A West Mercia Police spokesman said: “We are appealing for information following the theft of an award-winning rabbit from its home in Stoulton, Worcestershire.
“It is believed the Continental Giant rabbit was stolen from its enclosure in the garden of the property of its owners overnight on Saturday April 10 to April 11.”
The force have asked for those with information about the incident to contact Pc Daren Riley on via 101 quoting reference 00286_I_11042021.