Police are investigating after several sheep were killed in the York area.
One incident of sheep worrying happened in a field on Wigginton Road overnight between Friday and Saturday (5-6 January).
The farmer found three dead sheep with puncture marks on them believed to be from a dog.
Another happened just off a public footpath between Rudcarr Lane and onto Holtby Lane, Holtby, during the day on Friday (5 January).
This resulted in the death of two sheep and other sheep aborted their lambs.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We are appealing for information about any dogs that were running loose or out of control in the area.
“Also, any vehicles that may have been parked nearby.”
If you can help police, you can contact them on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Caroline Saville
- Email Caroline Saville here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number NYP-06012024-0103 (Wigginton Road) or NYP-05012024-0300 (Holtby)