A number of sheep have been stolen from the Scottish Borders, it has prompted police to warn farmers to be on their guard.
A total of 21 black-faced ewes valued at £903 were stolen from a field at Shiplaw Farm near Eddleston, Peeblesshire. The theft happened between Monday, October 29 and Monday, November 5.
A spokesman for Lothian and Borders Police said:
The National Farmers Union Scotland say that sheep rustling costs farmers more than £250,000 a year north of the border.