A man has been charged after seven puppies were stolen from a family home in Adelaide.
The home on Lyle Street, Morphett Vale, was broken into and seven Staffordshire-cross-Pitbull puppies were stolen along with other belongings sometime between 4pm on April 13 and 5pm on April 14.
Police launched an investigation into the incident to try to retrieve the young dogs.
A home at Christies Beach was searched early this morning and two of the puppies were found.
A third puppy was handed into the local police station at about 4pm and returned to the owner.
A 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with serious criminal trespass and theft.
He was bailed and will appear at court next month.
Police are still searching for the other four puppies.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.