21/10/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

Two Sheep Killed in Brutal Attack in Redcar

Police are appealing for information after two sheep were attacked and killed on Wilton Lane, between Bank Top Farm and Court Green Farm, in Redcar.

It is believed the incident occurred overnight on Tuesday 18th October into Wednesday 19th October.

A ram and a lamb were both attacked with a blunt instrument, which may have been a piece of wood, leaving them with head injuries which killed them both.

The deaths of the sheep are not being linked to any other incident at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.