South Scotland

Man reported after Gretna sheep worrying

Police have said a man is being reported to the procurator fiscal after an incident which resulted in the death of a dozen sheep on a farm near Gretna.

Two animals died immediately and another 10 had to be put down later at West Scales farm in Rigg on 1 November.

Police Scotland said a 50-year-old local man had been traced and reported in relation to the incident.

They said he would be charged with offences under the Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953.

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