Sheep dies after being mauled by dogs at farm near Alveston

June 09 2020
Sheep dies after being mauled by dogs at farm near Alveston

A SHEEP had to be put down after being mauled by dogs at a farm near Alveston.

Police say “a number of dogs” were involved in the incident at a smallholding in Lower Hazel and two terrier dogs had been left behind by the man walking them, who left before police arrived.

An appeal for information about the incident, which happened at about 3.30pm on May 16, was issued by police today.

PC Will Price said: “This was a nasty attack that has left the family devastated.

We hope that the man who was involved will come forward to help us with our enquiries, or anyone who witnessed the incident can provide us with some additional details.”

Anyone with information should call 101 and give the crime reference number 5220 106 333.

For information about the police’s Farmwatch scheme, tackling rural crime, visit the website