Sheep killed by dog in North Herts

Police were called to a two-car crash near Royston this morning.

Police were called to a two-car crash near Royston this morning. - Credit: Archant

Police are attempting to trace a dog which killed a sheep in North Herts.

At around 6pm yesterday, a dog chased a sheep and killed it in a field near Lawrence End between Stevenage and Luton.

The dog, described as husky-like, then ran through the field and jumped the fence.

The sheep’s owner is upset and would police would like to trace the dog who caused its death.

PC Simon Tibbett, from the Rural Operation Support Team (ROST), said: “I would like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident and remembers seeing a dog such as the one described.

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“Do you remember seeing someone walking a dog in fields or woods nearby or do you know of a dog that might be responsible? Any information people have, however insignificant it may seem, may assist me with the investigation.”

Anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact ROST PC Tibbett via Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference G1/14/2704.

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Alternatively call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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