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Warning to dog walkers after sheep killed and injured in Gilsland

[B]etween the 27th August at 5pm and 9am on 28th August there has been an incident in the Gilsland area resulting in serious injuries to sheep, including one fatality.

Further enquires have found that other incidents have occurred in the nearby area over recent weeks.

A spokesman for Cumbria Police said: “It is important that local farmers and dog walkers are made aware of this incident. Dogs should be kept on a lead at all times near livestock as sheep worrying is a criminal offence.”

Anyone with any information should email [email protected] or call 101 quoting incident number 82 of 28th August. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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