South Scotland

Corsock £20,000 sheep theft investigated

Police have launched an investigation into the theft of nearly 200 sheep from a hill farm in Dumfries and Galloway.

The incident happened at Lochekit Farm in Corsock some time between the middle of July and 15 August.

The sheep are black faced and consist of 150 ewes, 14 gimmers and 30 lambs, with a total value of approximately £20,000.

Anyone who has seen anything suspicious in the area has been asked to contact police.

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