Pregnant sheep '˜put down' following dog attack

A pregnant sheep has been put down due to injuries sustained in a dog attack, police have confirmed.

Monday, 23rd January 2017, 5:24 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd January 2017, 5:28 pm

Officers said they were called to the Cissbury Ring, near Worthing, just after 10.15am on Thursday, January 12 following reports that a dog had attacked a sheep.

Unfortunately the sheep, which was pregnant, had to be put down, according to a spokesman for Sussex Police.

Police said the owner of the dog stayed at the scene and the investigation into this incident remains on-going at this time.

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