South Scotland

Police appeal over Cockburnspath sheep theft

Police are appealing for witnesses after 40 ewes and 80 lambs were stolen from a field in the Scottish Borders.

The incident happened between 09:00 on Friday and 08:00 on Saturday at a field beside Kinegar Quarry in Cockburnspath.

A statement from Police Scotland said all the animals involved were cross-breeds.

Anyone who can assist police trace those responsible for their theft has been asked to come forward with information immediately.

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