63 sheep and lambs stolen from Suffolk field

Officers are appealing for witnesses or information after thieves made off with a large number of sheep stolen from a field in Lindsey, Suffolk.

A police spokesman said: “Sometime between Friday, July 27 and Friday, August 3, offenders stole 27 ewes and 36 lambs from a field near the village.

“The ewes are described as Scotch Mules and the lambs are Texel Charollais crossbreds.

Appeal for witnesses

“Officers are keen to hear from anybody who may have seen either a suspicious vehicle or person in the vicinity during the time above. Anybody with any information is asked to call ‘101’, quoting 44940/18.”

Alternatively, those with information can contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800-555-111 or through their anonymous online form at: www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Police would urge other livestock farmers to remain vigilant at this time and to call officers if they have concerns. If a crime is in progress always call ‘999’.