Sheep killed in attack in Rollright area

Thames Valley Police are looking for information in the attack of a sheep a few miles outside Chipping Norton.

Police are looking for witnesses to the wildlife crime, which happened near the village of Great Rollright.

The incident occurred when a sheep was attacked and killed by a dog in a field off the public footpath on Hook Norton Road.

The attack happened sometime between 2pm on Tuesday October 13 and 11am on Wednesday October 14.

Sheep (file sheep image )

Investigating officer PC Emilie Logan, based at Bicester police station, said: “It’s possible that there could have been more than one dog involved in this incident

“If you witnessed anything, or have any information, please get in touch. You can make a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference 43200329202.

“Alternatively if you wish to remain 100% anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

“I hope this also highlights the importance of keeping dogs under control when walking by farms and wildlife.”