South Scotland

Peebles blackface sheep thieves hunted

Police are appealing for information after more than 150 sheep worth over £15,000 were stolen in the Scottish Borders.

The incident happened some time between 19 July and 20 August at a farm near Peebles.

A total of 164 blackface sheep were taken in the raid.

Police have warned farmers to be aware of the risk of livestock thefts and have asked the public to report any suspicious activity in the countryside.

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