Sheep stolen in Maghera

POLICE in Maghera are appealing for information following a suspected theft of a large number of sheep and lambs.

Sometime between Wednesday July 25 and Tuesday July 31 the livestock were taken from a field on the Tirnoney Road, Maghera.

Fifteen sheep and twenty-three lambs are missing. The animals had a green mark on the centre of their backs. The sheep are a mixture of Blue Leicesters, Texals and Suffolks.

Anyone who may have information or knows of anyone selling livestock in suspicious circumstances should contact Police at Maghera on 0845 600 8000 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.