Police are appealing for witnesses after 20 lambs have been stolen from a farm in the Moorlands. The incident happened at a farm near Alton earlier this month.
The incident happened at a farm near Alton earlier this month.
“The farmer arrived at the field, near to the Ramblers Retreat pub, on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 15 and found one of his sheep had been killed and tied to a post, and 20 lambs were missing.
“The incident will have happened between 7.30am on Sunday, June 13 and 4pm on Tuesday, June 15.
“Officers are asking that if anybody is offered lambs for sale or has been over the last week, or if anyone has any information or was in the area and saw or heard anything suspicious between the times above, they should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 560 of June 16, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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