Hebburn star Chris Ramsey turns doggy detective to reunite lost dog with owner in South Shields

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Comedian Chris Ramsey became a hound hero after discovering a lost dog in South Shields.

The Hebburn star and stand-up comic took to Twitter to reunite the pooch with his owner after finding him in Sunderland Road, South Shields.

Ramsey lead the dog, called Alfie, round the town on a piece of string hunting for his owner, while taking to Twitter to use his 355,000 followers to help in the hunt.

He told followers: “Been walking around South Shields with a dog on a piece of string for a while... Starting to look crazy.”

But it wasn’t long before one tweeter recognised Alfie and sent Ramsey the details.

The comedian later posted a picture of himself with Alfie and his owner reunited.