South Scotland

Eskdalemuir sheep found 'mauled to death'

Police are appealing for information following a case of sheep worrying in the south of Scotland over the weekend.

The incident happened some time between Friday and Sunday on farmlands at Clerkhill near Eskdalemuir.

Police Scotland said six sheep worth about £900 had been "worried and mauled to death".

The fields are near a haulage road in the area and police have asked anyone who uses the road to get in touch if they have seen anything suspicious.

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