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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a livestock worrying incident that occurred just outside of Stokesley.
It happened in a field where the A172 joins Thirsk Road by the River Leven, between the evening of Tuesday (6 February) and the morning of Wednesday (7 February).
It involved a sheep being attacked by a dog, with the sheep suffering deep puncture wounds and broken/ splintered neck bones.
The sheep had to be put down as a result of this attack.
Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
In particular, officers are appealing for information about anyone seen walking their dog in the field during this time.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected].
You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Hannah Lancaster. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12240023364.
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