Sheep found dead after mystery attack

Dominic Chessum Five sheep have been killed after an attack by an unknown animal near Saham Toney today.Police are appealing for witnesses after two sheep were found dead in a field at Ovington Road, off Cley Road, just before midday.

Dominic Chessum

Five sheep have been killed after an attack by an unknown animal near Saham Toney today.

Police are appealing for witnesses after two sheep were found dead in a field at Ovington Road, off Cley Road, just before midday.

A further three animals had to be put down by a vet as a result of what have been describe as “severe” injuries.


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Enquiries by the police and the RSPCA indicate that the attack was possibly committed by an animal of some description and all the sheep had bite marks on their legs.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or who has knowledge of it should contact PC Hayley Harwood at Watton Police Station on 0845 4564567 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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