Chantmarle thieves target North Country Cheviot sheep

A flock of nine sheep have been stolen from a Dorset field.

Officers in West Dorset are appealing for witnesses to the theft, which took place in Chantmarle, between Dorchester and Yeovil on Tuesday.

It is believed the thieves took the North Country cheviot sheep between 06:00 GMT and 14:00.

Officers urged anyone who witnessed the theft or saw any suspicious activity in the area to contact police as soon as possible.

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