35 ewe lambs stolen from Rathfriland field

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Police are appealing for information following the theft of livestock from a field on the Lisnacroppin Road, outside Rathfriland.

Between the hours of 4.00pm on Tuesday 4th October and 9.00am on Wednesday 5th October, 35 ewe lambs of a Dorset, Suffolk and Texel breed were stolen from a secured field. The lambs are identifiable by a blue mark on their left lion.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area or have any information regarding this incident to contact Armagh Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 523 on 05.10.16.

Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.