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Pregnant sheep shot dead near Skipton

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Published by The Stray FM News Team at 6:35am 6th April 2019.

A pregnant sheep has been shot near Skipton.

  • It happened in Kirkby Malham on April 1st.
  • The sheep was in a field with the rest of its flock.
  • Anyone with information is being asked to come forward. 

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for witnesses after a sheep was shot in Kirkby Malham near Skipton.

It happened between 10pm on April 1st and around 10am the following day.

The sheep was in a field with the rest of its flock near to an area known as Acraplatts.

The sheep, who was pregnant at the time, has died from her injuries along with her lambs.

Police are investigating the incident after a vet’s post mortem showed the sheep died after being shot.

Officers are appealing to anyone who has any information about the incident or saw any suspicious activity in the area to come forward.

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