Sheep worth £14k stolen from Dumfriesshire farm

Sheep in field Credit: ITV News Border

A total of 78 sheep, worth around £14,000, have been stolen from farmland near Closeburn in Dumfries and Galloway.

The first of the thefts happened between 14th and 15th of February, when 49 sheep were stolen, and a further 29 were taken between 4th and 5th of March.

All of the North England Mule sheep are in lamb and are microchipped, tagged and have brown faces and legs.

Anyone with any information should contact Dumfries and Galloway Police.