Bentley - Appeal after dog attacks on sheep
Police are appealing for information and reminding dog owners to take appropriate steps to keep their dogs under control after a number of sheep were killed in Bentley recently.
The incidents took place between 7 June and 13 July on sheep grazing in fields on Bergholt Road, Bentley. It is believed that a large dog had attacked the livestock on several occasions, leading to three sheep being killed and another being seriously injured. The most recent incident is reported to have taken place on Monday 13 July sometime between 7am and 11am. There is a popular public footpath to the rear of the field and police are reminding dog owners to keep their animals under control.
Anybody with any information that could identify the dog and person/s involved in these incidents are asked to call 101, quoting reference 37/39571/20
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Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org
Phone – Call 101
Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.