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Police are seeking information after a large flock of pregnant sheep became distressed by dogs running loose near them in a Suffolk field last week.

Officers said the incident happened in a Friston field near Aldeburgh Road at about 3.10pm on Tuesday.

A Suffolk Police spokeswoman said: "Two dogs were running loose and entered a large flock of pregnant ewes, causing some of them to fall over and be distressed."

Police are seeking information after a large flock of pregnant sheep became distressed by dogs running loose near them in a Suffolk field last week
Police are seeking information after a large flock of pregnant sheep became distressed by dogs running loose near them in a Suffolk field last week

The owner of dog is described as a man in his 20s or 30s, about 6ft all and of slim build.

At the time of the incident, he was wearing jeans and a woolly hat.

Both dogs are described as being a mixed terrier-type breed - one was black and the other was black and white.

The spokeswoman added: "Police are now reminding dog owners to take appropriate steps to keep their pets under control as they are responsible for them and their conduct when out walking."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk police by calling 101 or emailing Colin.Taylor@suffolk.pnn.police.uk, and quoting crime reference number 37/1906/21.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form.

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