Police investigating after 20 lambs stolen from Norfolk village

PUBLISHED: 15:33 16 May 2018

File photo of lambs. Picture: Ian Burt

File photo of lambs. Picture: Ian Burt

Twenty lambs - some of them defenceless newborns - were stolen from a Norfolk village last night.

Now police are appealing for witnesses to any suspicious activity in the area.

The lambs were taken from a field in Halvergate between 9pm on Monday and 9am on Tuesday.

It is understood that some of the lambs are newborns and the majority are only three weeks old.

Police have asked anyone with information or who may have seen anything suspicious in the area on Monday night to contact Norfolk Police on 101.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Other popular content

Sunday, May 20, 2018

A Norfolk town is getting ready to welcome some trans-Atlantic guests next month.

Mon, 08:08

A body has been found in an area of marshland near to where an illegal rave was held just hours earlier.

Yesterday, 16:28

A Great Yarmouth hotel is the latest ‘local’ to land a role in the new Danny Boyle film - playing the part of its seaside ‘double’ across the river.

Mon, 17:45

A road has reopened after sewage started pouring out of a manhole down a street and flowing into a dyke in Belton.

Most Read This Week

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 13°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition


Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today


Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter