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Man charged over 'sheep worrying' in Bucksburn

A man has been charged after a police probe into sheep worrying following the deaths of several lambs at a farm on the outskirts of Aberdeen.

Police Scotland said 12 lambs were killed and others injured at Holmhead Farm, Bucksburn, on 14 and 15 April.

Two lambs were killed and several others injured at an earlier incident at the farm.

Police said a man aged 21 had been charged, and urged dog owners to control their pets around livestock.

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