Rare sheep rustled from Bakewell farm

Police have launched an appeal after lambs and ewes were stolen from a field in Bakewell.

Wednesday, 3rd December 2014, 12:16 pm

The sheep were taken sometime between Tuesday and Thursday, November 25 and 27, from the field in Station Road.

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Thirty–five ewes and 25 lambs, which were classed as rare breed and Wiltshire horn, were taken. They may have blue markings on them.

Police say in order to take such a large quantity of sheep, a trailer or lorry would have had to have been used.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious is asked to call the police on 101, quoting crime reference ‘CR/50845/14’.