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Rustling court case Carlisle

A Carlisle man is due to appear in the Magistrates court in Carlisle in connection with sheep thefts in Cumbria.

46 year old Robert Martin Birnie of Longtown, Carlisle has been charged with the theft of sheep to the value £6273 from Brampton between 1 April 2012 and 18 May 2012.

A second man is also set to appear in court after being charged with burglary. Dale Fenton aged 22 of Princes Road, Clevedon, was charged with entering a property in Carlisle with intent to do unlawful damage.

Both men's charges relate to the same victim.