Four lambs have been viciously attacked in Hawick.
Each of the lambs were found to have serious head wounds, with three having had both of their ears completely ripped off.
The incident happened on a farm near Acreknow Reservoir.
It took place sometime between the evening of Thursday 14 September and evening of Friday 15 September.
Hawick Police said:
Anyone with information should contact Hawick Police Station on 101, quoting incident number 3863 of 15 September or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.