Police have launched an appeal for information after a dog attack killed 15 sheep and seriously injured four others on a farm in the Cotswolds.

Police were called to reports of a dog attack on Lowesmore Farm in Cherington, near Nailsworth.

A spokesperson from Gloucestershire Police said: “At around 11:00am on Tuesday, December 15, officers were called to a report of a dog attack on Lowesmore Farm, Cherington.

15 sheep were killed and four others seriously injured in what is believed to have been a dog attack.

“The incident is believed to have taken place between 3:00pm on December 14 and 9:00am on December 15.

“Investigating officers are asking any witnesses or the owner of the dog to come forward and contact them on 101 quoting incident 144 of December 15.”

Tractor crashes through the front of a house

In other news, a tractor which was towing a trailer has smashed through the front of a house on the B5062 in Telford in the UK.

The incident took place at around 9:45am on the morning of Thursday, December 10.

Image source: Shropshire Star

The John Deere tractor is seen to have breached the front wall of the two-story house and the collision forced the road to be closed while the tractor was removed from the house.

The driver was taken to hospital with injuries that were described as not serious.

West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson Jordan Eggington told the Shropshire Star:

We were called by the fire service at 9:50am to a road traffic collision involving a tractor and house on Cotwall Lane in High Ercall. We sent one ambulance and a paramedic officer to the scene.

“Crews treated one patient, a man, who was the driver of the tractor, for injuries not believed to be serious. He was taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further treatment.”