South Scotland

Pregnant sheep 'attacked by dogs' on Moffat farm

Three pregnant sheep have been put down after being apparently attacked by dogs on a Moffat farm.

The incident happened at Meikleholm Side on Sunday morning when the farmer found four badly injured animals.

PC John Cowan said it appeared a flock of sheep had been attacked by a dog or dogs.

He asked the local community to help with their investigation and anyone with information has been urged to get in touch.

In a separate incident, police said a 30-year-old man had been charged with sheep worrying near Mouswald at the weekend.

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