PICTURES: These cute new South Yorkshire Police puppies need a name - can you help?

Members of the public are being warned about a 'cuteness overload' after South Yorkshire Police released these pictures of their new litter of puppies.

Friday, 27th October 2017, 4:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 4:23 am
Another pup.

The two boys and eight girls were born to mum Luna in September.

They are the new breed of police pups and will be tasked with performing an important role in later life for the South Yorkshire constabulary.

One of the pups.

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But for the time being they are just getting used to their new surroundings and police are asking members of the public to give them their names.

A spokesperson for the force said: "Our beautiful basket of puppies still need a name! Can you help us?

"If you have any ideas please comment below with your suggestions, we will announce the chosen names in our next pup-date.

"While you wait we will leave you with this cuteness overload."

A cute police puppy.

Police have asked that names begin with a T. You can send your suggestions to the force's Facebook page.

The basket of puppies.
One of the pups.
A cute police puppy.
The basket of puppies.