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Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 August 2006, 14:29 GMT 15:29 UK
Flock of sheep worth 9,000 taken
A flock of sheep worth 9,000 has been stolen from a field in Cumbria during a night-time raid.

The 53 sheep were taken from a field in Brackenthwaite Road, in Jenkins Cross, Wigton, on Thursday night, Cumbria Police said.

They included 30 half-breed Cheviot Leicesters and one pure breed Cheviot.

Police want to hear from anyone who saw a lorry or trailer parked in the area around the time of the theft or anyone acting suspiciously.




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