Police appeal after sheep worrying in Wensleydale

Police are appealing for information about a sheep worrying incident that occurred near Leyburn.

It happened in a field next to the traffic light controlled bridge on the A684 at Spennithorne, at around 11am on Saturday and involved a ram being chased and injured by two terrier type dogs.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for information about two males who were seen leaving on foot with the dogs.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email Hannah.Lancaster@northyorkshire.police.uk

You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Hannah Lancaster.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230219463.