Sheep stolen from Epworth

POLICE are appealing for help after 25 sheep were stolen from Epworth.

The incident happened in a field close to the junction of the A161 on Burnham Road between 6.30pm on Tuesday, November 29, and 8am the following day.

Thieves gained access to a field and stole the livestock which were Mule and Charollais/Mule cross sheep, one ram and 24 ewes.

During the theft damage was caused to chicken wire in a neighbouring field.

Anyone who witnessed suspicious behaviour should call Humberside Police on 101, quoting crime reference number 1877558.